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Senior Pharmacist - Medicines Finance posted by NHS

Full Time
Denmark Hill, London
£37,660 - £47,778 / year

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Senior Pharmacist - Medical Finance

King’s College Hospital is one of London’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a unique profile of strong local services and a focused set of tertiary specialities including liver disease, neurosciences, cardiac and haemato-oncology. Our clinical pharmacy service has a great reputation and is known for being innovative, progressive and patient-focussed.

A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced pharmacist with a proven track record of delivering results and managing processes. The post holder will assist to deliver, develop and evaluate the work of the Pharmacy Medicines Finance Team. Key activities of the post holder will include ensuring accurate reporting of the off-tariff drug expenditure, managing commissioner queries, supervising home delivery of medicines schemes, horizon scanning and tracking, monitoring and reporting on delivery of the Drug Expenditure Project. The role also requires the applicants to provide clinical services with a ward commitment.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated pharmacist with highly developed analytical, written, verbal and organisational skills. Applicants should have knowledge of finance and commissioning, be able to work under pressure, be well organised, flexible and able to prioritise. The successful applicant will be a team player and have the ability to manage change in developing a service.

For more information on the post, please contact: Manpreet Randhawa (( Email address removed )) Team Leader, Medicines Finance on  ( Phone number removed )  or Gavin Miller (( Email address removed ))

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Interview date: [Click here to apply]


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

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