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Lead Clinical Pharmacist

London Bridge Hospital – London
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Lead Clinical Pharmacist

London: London Bridge Hospital
Full time: 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: Competitive Depending on Experience

Monday to Friday 09.00-17.30 plus EDC

We’re looking for a Lead Pharmacist with strong clinical experience to join our team at HCA at London Bridge Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.

London Bridge Hospital is one of the UK’s largest private healthcare hospitals specialising in complex and acute care. Spread over three main buildings and five outpatient centres, it is home to a number of specialist units and teams across a wide range of disciplines including orthopaedic, spinal, digestive diseases, liver, hepatobiliary, renal, cardiothoracic, critical care, cancer and transplant services.

As a Lead Pharmacist you will work across our three sites, ensuring continued provision and development of a high quality clinical pharmacy service and advice to inpatients, outpatients and hospital staff.   You will be responsible for managing, training and developing a team of junior pharmacists working in complex specialities such as cardiothoracics, liver/renal transplant, critical care, general surgery, hepatobiliary and parenteral nutrition – so knowledge in these areas is essential.  You will participate in (but not exclusive) Consultant-led ward rounds, review of new and innovative medicines, quality initiatives, service improvement projects including the roll out of our new EHR in 2024

As a member of the Senior Leadership team you will work closely with the Head and Deputy Head of Pharmacy to deliver the medicines safety and governance agenda,. You will also able to influence change at a department and hospital level, providing a great opportunity for personal and professional development.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

GPHc registration

Post-graduate Diploma/ Masters in Clinical Pharmacy and Non-Medical Prescriber.

Extensive clinical pharmacy hospital experience (>6years) with proven management skills

Experience in service improvement, audit, quality and medicines safety initiatives  


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Lead Pharmacist within Pharmacy you’ll be eligible for:

25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

Group Life Assurance from day one

Critical illness cover

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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