Senior Hospital Pharmacist

Job Overview

Senior Pharmacist required for a hospital in Dublin (6 month contract)


  • Work collaboratively with other members of the team to ensure that patient care is central to all activities of the Pharmacy Department.
  • Participate in service delivery as part of a professional, punctual and dedicated team.
  • Create, promote and maintain open communications and healthy working relationships.
  • Maintain the principles of accountability and quality of service in daily work.
  • Work collaboratively with other Pharmacy Department staff to deliver clinical pharmacy services, respecting the role of other pharmacists in ensuring safe and effective care.
  • Carry out dispensary duties as required including purchase, storage and supply of medicines and related items ensuring quality and value for money.
  • Ensure accurate records relating to the procurement, storage, distribution, sale and destruction of medical products are maintained in accordance with good practice and applicable legislation.
  • Participate in stock-taking, invoice-processing and other administrative procedures as required.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments including Quality and Risk in the development and implementation of evidence-based hospital medication policies and the maintenance and review as appropriate of established policies.
  • Participate in quality initiatives and the development and updating of guidelines and policies.

Other Duties

  • Maintain a safe working environment as set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 2005.
  • Undertake personal continuing education and training as necessary to maintain a high level of competency in carrying out the tasks required including keeping up-to-date with current clinical developments in pharmacy.
  • Provide education as required on relevant topics to medical, nursing and pharmacy staff and students.
  • Participate in staff development programme and ensure continued development to meet the demands of the service.
  • Where the Chief Pharmacist has been assigned responsibilities, to co-operate with and assist him / her in the performance of his / her duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Perform such other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Pharmacist or deputy.

  • Qualifications
  • To have a recognised degree in Pharmacy.
  • To be registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland and produce evidence to the Bon Secours Hospital of continued registration as requested.
  • To have three (3) years post registration Hospital experience.
  • Previous experience with accreditation processes, such as JCI, HIQA, desirable.

For more information, please call Brian on 086 7773856

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