Overview

Oncology Pharmacist

Salary:

 

We are seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Oncology Pharmacist to join our dynamic team in Harlow. The successful candidate will support the Lead Oncology Pharmacist in overseeing daily Oncology operations, contributing to the training and development of the team, and ensuring the delivery of best practices. This role involves collaboration with the Oncology team to complete tasks safely and effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

Subject Matter Expert:

  • Provide clinical leadership and specialist advice for patient care.
  • Perform clinical verification of prescriptions according to GPhC & BOPA guidelines.
  • Offer timely, expert clinical advice to medical and nursing staff.
  • Support continuous improvement within Central Pharmacy operations.
  • Collaborate with external departments to provide efficient and safe care, promoting a “one-team” approach.
  • Assist in maintaining an organised facility, ensuring colleague training and assessment.
  • Contribute to business projects and Key Value Drivers.
  • Support onboarding of new business and patients; develop new prescription templates.
  • Resolve departmental queries and prescription issues promptly.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to maintain consistent service levels.
  • Develop training materials and provide operational and clinical training.
  • Develop and maintain electronic prescribing system templates.
  • Participate in departmental audits.
  • Foster an inclusive, respectful, and effective work environment.

Regulatory:

  • Ensure compliance with SOPs and best practices in prescription processing.
  • Adhere to standards set by regulatory bodies, including RPSGB and GPhC.
  • Accurately record process non-conformance, near-misses, and non-compliance.
  • Stay up-to-date with mandatory training.
  • Review and ensure operational processes comply with GMP and MHRA standards.

 

Why LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare?

We have a lot to offer to not only the 100,000 patients we support, but also to our valued employees. LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare has a wide range of exciting opportunities for passionate professionals across nursing, patient services, compounding, pharmacy and warehousing. These roles come with fantastic benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Outstanding training & development programmes
  • Up to £1200 refer a friend bonus
  • Full support from our employee assistance programme including a health and well-being app
  • Savings and discounts at multiple retailers through our rewards portal
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About You

To be successful in this role, you will be a GPhC-registered pharmacist, ideally with experience working in a hospital or home healthcare environment. Much of the role involves checking for accuracy, so strong attention to detail is essential, as is the ability to stay focused over long periods of time. Other qualities you’ll need include excellent communication skills, a systematic approach and a commitment to continuous professional development.
 
Qualifications, Training & Experience:
Experience working on Oncology wards.
Experience in clinically screening Oncology SACT prescriptions.
Involvement in ordering chemotherapy.
Proficiency in using and managing electronic prescribing systems for Oncology patients (e.g., iQemo).
Ideally, a post-graduate qualification specialising in Oncology.
Evidence of training with BOPA, such as the SACT Passport, is preferred.
Experience in clinical decision-making.
Experience in training and upskilling members of a pharmacy team.
 
Join our team and contribute to a patient-centered approach in Oncology pharmacy. Apply today to be part of an innovative and supportive environment

About Us

At LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare, with over four decades of experience supporting patients since 1975, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional clinical homecare services to more than 100,000 patients in their own homes, workplaces, or communities across the UK. Our comprehensive range of treatments spans from medication delivery to specialised nursing for complex conditions such as home parenteral nutrition, chemotherapy, IV antibiotics, enzyme replacement therapy, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and beyond. Working in collaboration with the NHS, pharmaceutical companies, and private medical insurers, we prioritise patient care and are guided by our values of Delivering together, Being Accountable, Giving it our all and Continually Improving to provide the highest standards of service delivery and patient outcomes.

We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity & inclusion, taking a person-centred approach to our interview process that is fair and free from both discrimination and bias. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our resourcing team

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