Lead Oncology Pharmacist - Oxford


This is an opportunity for you to join a highly progressive and innovative private healthcare provider in their search for an experienced Lead Oncology Pharmacist. The position is working within a state-of-the-art environment, with a very supportive culture & team who are truly passionate about Oncology/Cancer care.


  • Facilitate the daily running of the Pharmacy Department, providing a safe and effective medicines management service to all patients, staff, consultants and customers
  • Clinical checking and validation of prescription
  • Procurement and dispensing of SACTmedicines in line with procedure
  • Maintain stock level of medicines stock in pharmacy
  • Ensure accurate and timely charging
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate regulatory, professional and best practice frameworks
  • Involve in the development and implementation of treatment protocols
  • Involvement with local medicine management meeting
  • Monitor patient parameters with regards to drug therapy using appropriate electronic systems and advise on necessary amendments to drug managements
  • Liaise with RMO, nurses, finance team and other to ensure smooth running of service
  • Participate in mandatory training in accordance to policy
  • Provide advice on the pharmaceutical aspects of the management of drug errors and medication-related clinical incidents in cancer treatments
  • Attend or be available for consultant outpatient clinics to offer pharmaceutical advice and encourage adherence to policies
  • Help to promote a culture of customer service throughout the pharmacy department, and identify areas for improvement as appropriate

About You

  • Significant hospital experience in either Oncology
  • Dispensing medicines and experience of medicine management in a hospital setting
  • Screening and checking systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) prescriptions
  • Registered with GPHC
  • BSc Pharm or MPHARM
  • One year's preregistration training
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Member of BOPA
  • Independent Prescriber
  • Electronic prescribing
  • Experience of clinical audit and/or practice research
  • Experience of the production, promotion, implementation and Monitoring of protocols
  • Patient management
  • Counselling
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail – ensure accurate recording of data, including patient drug history
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Able to plan and organise straight forward tasks and programmes, and ensure effective control of pharmaceutical stock
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Jess Ashton Managed by Jess Ashton
South East
apply Posted - 18.07.2022

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