South Tyneside, England

Healthcare

4,852,654,619 USD


Job summary



You have a great opportunity to apply for a new role, Lead nurse for Non Medical Prescribing and Medicines Management. The post is based in the clinical pharmacy team with supervision from the Head of Nursing. The pharmacy and professional nursing team are based together and you will work closely with both teams. You will work across all Trust services to develop nursing medicines management practice as well as being the non-medical prescribing lead.



Main duties of the job



This new opportunity will require you to


plan, develop, lead and deliver Trust-wide Medicines Management initiatives and training

plan, develop, lead and deliver Trust-wide safe medicines practice

be responsible for the development and delivery of Non-Medical Prescribing within the Trust and lead on this initiative

plan, carry out and lead audits on standards of Medicines Management and safe medicines practice across the Trust

provide expert nursing advice across the Trust regarding the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of medicines management guidelines and NMP




About us



The Trust pharmacy team is a purely clinical team working across all services. The team is co-located with the professional leadership team working closely together on clinical and professional practice. As a member of the team you will receive regular training, support and supervision and be encouraged to develop in your role. You will be supported to plan and deliver research and quality improvement projects and submit work for publication. You will be clinically supervised by the Head of Nursing whilst being part of the pharmacy team.





Date posted

16 January 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£48,526 to £54,619 a year PA

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

311-M080-23

Job locations

trust wide

Old street

Ashton under Lyne



OL67SR





Job description

Job responsibilities



To provide specialist knowledge and advice to nursing staff and other professionals in relation to Medicines Management

To lead on the promotion of guidance to nursing staff and other professional groups around safer medicines practice

To provide specialist knowledge and advice to Trust staff on Non-Medical Prescribing issues

To collate and provide the Chief Pharmacist with the clinical audit information required to ensure delivery of CQC standar

To participate in the development and delivery of training material on Medicines Management and NMP for use across the Trust

To participate in the induction of specific groups of staff with regards to Medicines Management

Plan, develop, implement and lead the Continuing Professional Development process for all Non-Medical Prescribers

Plan, develop, implement and lead the clinical supervision and peer support process for all Non-Medical Prescrib

Plan, develop, implement and lead the Non-Medical prescribing register and support for services considering NMP including training and support whilst undertaking the qualification

Be a member of the Trusts Drugs and Therapeutics Committee

Provide Senior Nurse input into the development of Patient Group Directions

Provide expert nursing advice across the Trust regarding the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of medicines management guidelines and NMP

Educate and support Service Managers in relation to medicines management guidelines and safer medicines practice

Identify areas of practice that require the development of guidelines or policies in relation to safer medication practice and lead on the development of these guidelines and/or policies

Provide support and links to the Heads of Quality and the networks and care hubs in relation to medicines management guidance and safer medicines practice


MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION




To lead, plan, undertake and deliver audits on the storage of all medication in accordance with the Trusts Medicines Policy

To lead, plan, undertake and deliver audits on Non-Medical Prescribing practice in accordance with the Trusts Non-Medical Prescribing Policy

To lead, plan and undertake relevant relevant research related to medicines management and NMP.

To disseminate the findings of audit

To participate in the development of Trust policies and procedures around Medicines Management

To provide detailed reports to the Chief Pharmacist on all aspects of Medicines Management

To assist the Chief Pharmacist in the management and delivery of any medicines related research projects undertaken by the Trust

To maintain a database of Non-Medical Prescribers

To chair the Trusts Non-Medical Prescribing Steering Group

To be responsible for the distribution of British National Formularies (BNF) to Non-Medical Prescribers

To be involved in the selection and recruitment of staff to Non-Medical Prescribing courses as appropriate


PROFESSIONAL


To be responsible for maintaining own personal and professional development.

To be registered with the Nurse and Midwifery Council (NMC)

To abide by the Code of Professional Conduct of the NMC

To take part in supervision

To ensure and maintain confidentiality at all times

To present a positive professional image at all times


INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT




The postholder will undertake Individual Performance and Development Reviews (IPDR) in line with the Trusts policy

The IPDR appraisal will be carried out by the Chief Pharmacist in consultation with the Head of Nursing






Job description



Job responsibilities



To provide specialist knowledge and advice to nursing staff and other professionals in relation to Medicines Management



To lead on the promotion of guidance to nursing staff and other professional groups around safer medicines practice

To provide specialist knowledge and advice to Trust staff on Non-Medical Prescribing issues

To collate and provide the Chief Pharmacist with the clinical audit information required to ensure delivery of CQC standar

To participate in the development and delivery of training material on Medicines Management and NMP for use across the Trust

To participate in the induction of specific groups of staff with regards to Medicines Management

Plan, develop, implement and lead the Continuing Professional Development process for all Non-Medical Prescribers

Plan, develop, implement and lead the clinical supervision and peer support process for all Non-Medical Prescrib

Plan, develop, implement and lead the Non-Medical prescribing register and support for services considering NMP including training and support whilst undertaking the qualification

Be a member of the Trusts Drugs and Therapeutics Committee

Provide Senior Nurse input into the development of Patient Group Directions

Provide expert nursing advice across the Trust regarding the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of medicines management guidelines and NMP

Educate and support Service Managers in relation to medicines management guidelines and safer medicines practice

Identify areas of practice that require the development of guidelines or policies in relation to safer medication practice and lead on the development of these guidelines and/or policies

Provide support and links to the Heads of Quality and the networks and care hubs in relation to medicines management guidance and safer medicines practice


MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION




To lead, plan, undertake and deliver audits on the storage of all medication in accordance with the Trusts Medicines Policy

To lead, plan, undertake and deliver audits on Non-Medical Prescribing practice in accordance with the Trusts Non-Medical Prescribing Policy

To lead, plan and undertake relevant relevant research related to medicines management and NMP.

To disseminate the findings of audit

To participate in the development of Trust policies and procedures around Medicines Management

To provide detailed reports to the Chief Pharmacist on all aspects of Medicines Management

To assist the Chief Pharmacist in the management and delivery of any medicines related research projects undertaken by the Trust

To maintain a database of Non-Medical Prescribers

To chair the Trusts Non-Medical Prescribing Steering Group

To be responsible for the distribution of British National Formularies (BNF) to Non-Medical Prescribers

To be involved in the selection and recruitment of staff to Non-Medical Prescribing courses as appropriate


PROFESSIONAL


To be responsible for maintaining own personal and professional development.

To be registered with the Nurse and Midwifery Council (NMC)

To abide by the Code of Professional Conduct of the NMC

To take part in supervision

To ensure and maintain confidentiality at all times

To present a positive professional image at all times


INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT




The postholder will undertake Individual Performance and Development Reviews (IPDR) in line with the Trusts policy

The IPDR appraisal will be carried out by the Chief Pharmacist in consultation with the Head of Nursing






Person Specification

essential

Essential


NMC registered

NMP

masters level of equivalent

undertaken audits

evidence of MDT working

evidence of working at senior management level

evidence of managing change

evidence of medicines management experience


Desirable


developing policies and strategies





Person Specification



essential

Essential


NMC registered

NMP

masters level of equivalent

undertaken audits

evidence of MDT working

evidence of working at senior management level

evidence of managing change

evidence of medicines management experience


Desirable


developing policies and strategies





Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see




Additional information



Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see





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