NHS Lothian Pharmacy Services
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL (REH)
SPECIALIST PHARMACIST Band 7
PERMANENT Post 0.5 WTE + EDC
Interviews will be held, week commencing the 11th November 2019
The salary of this post will be pro-rata
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a specialist clinical pharmacist to join the mental health team delivering pharmacy services to the Royal Edinburgh and Associated Services Division. The post holder will lead on delivery of a high quality clinical pharmacy service to the adult mental health services for Midlothian patients.
The post holder will work as part of a team of clinical pharmacists providing a service to identified Mental Health directorates. Key areas for patient focused care include provision of pharmaceutical care to vulnerable patients, medication history reviews, provision of a medicines information service, maintenance of a high-dose antipsychotic monitoring system, monitoring adherence to the Mental Health Act, patient/carer education. The successful provision of this service relies on multidisciplinary working. The post holder will also have close links with other members of the pharmacy team across NHS Lothian
For further information please contact Garry Todd (Site Lead Pharmacist) on Tel:- 0131 537 6308
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.