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Cardiothoracic Services – Advanced Specialist Pharmacist

£44,606 to £50,819 per annum
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

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University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trusts Cardiothoracic Service is co-located within the South West Cardiothoracic Centre (SWCC) at Derriford Hospital. This service delivers surgical care for all the patients in Cornwall, Plymouth and large postal codes of Torbay as an adult elective and non-elective cohort, with a second thoracic service delivered in Exeter, supported by the team at the SWCC.

The Trust has a dedicated thoracic theatre that can also be used for specialist upper GI work within the cardiothoracic complex, supported by the cardiothoracic anaesthetists and specialist team.

We are very pleased to be seeking an experienced pharmacist to join the specialist cardiothoracic team. We would like to hear from you if you are passionate about developing and delivering the best care for our patients. You will be an integral member of the pharmacy and cardiothoracic teams and more broadly of the Trust.

In Plymouth we are undergoing an exciting transformation which is seeing the continuous development of career opportunities for the right candidate. As one of seven NHS Trusts nationally to be hosting the ‘People First’ pilot, our team are continuously identifying innovative ways to improve their own practice and in doing so improving our patient’s experience.

We are seeking likeminded pharmacists who are passionate about patient care and share our commitment to support and complement the multi-disciplinary team as we develop integration and extended practice in our clinical pharmacy services.

In this evolving post, your personal and professional development will be key to achieving job satisfaction. Personal success in this role will contribute to the development of our profession, you will be at the forefront driving and shaping the role of the cardiothoracic specialist pharmacist in Plymouth. You will become a member of our diverse pharmacy team with potential for portfolio working across the healthcare system – following your patients on their journey.

We are very fortunate in Plymouth to provide the widest range of hospital based services in the South West Peninsula, providing an abundance of professional opportunities. As a team we are truly committed to the development of our staff both personally and professionally and would support you to attain your goals. You will be working with a Chief Pharmacist who is committed to you as an individual.

We are steadfast in our values: putting people first, taking ownership, respecting others, being positive and to listen, learn and continuously improve. If you can relate to and embody these values then we would very much like to work with you.

For an informal discussion please contact Sally Mayell Interim Chief Pharmacist University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and Clinical Director of Pharmacy Livewell Southwest CIC on 01752 431237 sally.mayell1@nhs.net

***Preference will be given to internal Trust staff, as well as ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon who are able to display recent relevant experience as dictated by the Person Specification.***

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is a dynamic and challenging environment, which provides acute healthcare for people in Plymouth, South West Devon and South East Cornwall, and has more than 6,500 staff working in its services.

The Trust became a teaching hospital with the opening of the Peninsula Medical School, a joint venture with the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter and We are the largest teaching hospital in the South West and have an active commitment to developing and supporting our staff.

The Trust is one of the largest acute healthcare providers in the country. Our services include Emergency and Acute Assessment units, General Medical and Surgical Services, Cancer Care, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Dentistry, Ear Nose and Throat, Neurosciences and Renal services. We offer a full range of general hospital services to around 450,000 people in Plymouth, North and East Cornwall and South and West Devon. These include emergency and major trauma services, maternity services, paediatrics and a full range of diagnostic, medical and surgical sub-specialties.

We are a people business – where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE ELECTRONIC, PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY. Call Recruitment on 01752 432100. If you find applying Online difficult due to a disability please contact us.

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