Pharmacist Lead
Tees Valley Hospital

Job reference: 011968

Location: Tees Valley Hospital

Closing date: 31/12/2021

Salary: £40, 057 pro rata

Employment type: Part Time

Hours per week: Hours to be discussed

Pharmacist Lead

We are bringing our Pharmacy Services at Tees Valley Hospital + Cobalt Hospital in-house and to do this we need an enthusiastic and pro-active Pharmacist to join our hospital teams. Reporting to the Head of Clinical Services this is a part time post working across both hospitals. 

The Role:
The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm to develop a new hospital service and be able to apply flexibility to the role. The pharmacy model does not include operation of an in-house dispensary and working as part of the wider clinical team the pharmacist will provide a high standard of efficient, individualised patient care. You will also be able to build clinical knowledge and professional portfolio by working closely with the pre-assessment team, providing clinical support on peri-operative medicines management. You will be supported by a pharmacy technician on site who is responsible for pharmaceutical stock procurement.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be patient focused. Applications are welcomed from hospital pharmacists, community pharmacists and primary care pharmacists. You must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) as a pharmacist to be eligible to apply for this post.
The successful candidate will be provided with an induction training programme organised by supported by the Corporate Pharmacy Team.

 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Clinical screening and services to clinical departments
  • Procurement, audit, patient counselling and other associated pharmaceutical duties
  • Attendance at relevant clinical governance meetings
  • Providing advice to patients/carers and clinical staff on pharmaceutical products as required
  • Adhering to GPhC Standards of conduct, ethics and performance
  • Supporting clinical managers in providing effective training and competency review of registered staff

What you will bring: 

  • Degree in Pharmacy
  • Must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Flexibility to work across the 2 sites
  • Demonstrated Customer Service skills


  • Competitive salary reflective of senior clinical support required
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Ramsay Academy – genuine opportunities to grow, develop and specialise in your career
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus the opportunity to buy/sell more – pro rata
  • Private Healthcare and Life Assurance
  • Free Parking 
  • Access to our employee Discount Programme
  • Wellbeing centre and access to 24/7 employee assistance line for free advice 
  • Long service, Employee recognition and appreciation awards

About Us:
Tees Valley Hospital opened in February 2018 and is a modern, purpose-built hospital in the grounds of Acklam Hall in Middlesbrough, designed for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of outpatient, day case and in patients. The hospital delivers a range of specialties including orthopaedics, general surgery, plastic surgery, urology, gynaecology, dermatology, oral surgery and endoscopy, to both private and NHS patients. 
Cobalt Hospital, located just outside Newcastle, designed for the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of outpatient and day case patients. The hospital delivers a range of specialties including endoscopy, general surgery, orthopaedic, urology and plastic surgery.
Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England.
We love people with a positive, “can do” attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.
“The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that people – staff and doctors – are Ramsay Health Care’s most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success. 
All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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