Public Sector

Commissioning and Contracting Support Pharmacist

Contract Full Time

London Jobs Board

A large healthcare organisation is looking to appoint a Commissioning & Contracting Support Pharmacist on an interim basis for 3 months located in London.

This is a band 8a post working inside IR35. Although currently mostly working from home, attendance at an office base must be possible.

Raising the standard of commercial knowledge at all levels, ensuring the appropriate support and structures are in place to deliver efficient, innovative and responsive care for patients.

Main Responsibilities:

Deliver the commissioning and contracting of NTeDs identified through horizon scanning, local policy agreements and NICE guidance;
Provide current pharmaceutical information and advice to Commissioners and Contracting teams (e.g. Clinical, update guidelines, patient safety alerts/recommendations) with specific regard to NTeDs, but may include other identified products as deemed necessary;
Provide clear and appropriate information to support clinical governance and medicines safety advice;
To support the development of annual commissioning intentions for NTeDs ensuring that arrangements are explicit, and evidence based;
Use clinical expertise to support the development of patient specific selection criteria for use of all NTeDs for incorporating into Blueteq approval forms;
Support the development and implementation of clinical guidance, audits and protocols to support pathway design and transformation plans;
Using clinical knowledge and skills to implement and support delivery of transformational plans;
Support critical incidents investigations;
Participate in relevant internal and external working groups/projects, services and initiatives to provide project information and analytical advice;
Support the development and implementation of shared care guidelines/joint formulary in collaboration with stakeholders;
Deliver financial management information to services as required providing detailed analysis and mitigation for variance;
Use a range of complex data to monitor prescribing patterns and adherence to national and local guidance.
A successful candidate will have:

Master’s degree or equivalent in Pharmacy /postgraduate level qualification in Pharmacy (diploma);
Experience of multi-disciplinary team working;
Drug information experience;
Experience in writing complex and high-quality reports;
Experience in audit, research and analysis of highly complex information related to improving clinical quality;
Knowledge of therapeutics and service developments in medicines, prescribing and pharmaceutical policy;
Knowledge of NHS policy and other relevant policy directives.
If you have the above expertise and would like to hear more about the post, please send a copy of your CV along with your availability in the first instance to (url removed)

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