Senior Pharmacist required for locum role with the Irish Prison Service.
Reporting to the Executive Clinical Lead, the Senior Pharmacist will work in a mainly policy / consultation focused role to ensure the delivery of prison pharmacy services.
This is a hybrid position which will involve working on-site in North Dublin city and remotely.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
•To support the IPS Covid vaccination programme with respect to logistics, medication management and safety, and pharmacovigilance.
•To participation in the development, implementation and audit of guidelines, with regard to use of medicines.
•To provide expert advice on the use of specialist medicines, including medicines used to treat Hep C and ARVs
•To undertake regular audit of prescribing practice within IPS, to ensure compliance with all relevant policy and guidance.
•To provide advice, as required, to medical and nursing staff on the proper and economic use of drugs and medicines including participation in schemes for the dissemination of information in relation to drugs safety and drug usage designed to deliver optimal care economically.
•To ensure the safe use of medicines by evaluating and managing risks associated with the use of medicines and by participating in adverse event reporting.
•Demonstrate experience of medication and prescribing audit
Interested applicants mu:
•Be registered Pharmacist with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) or be entitled to be so registered.
•Have at least three years satisfactory post registration experience.
For a full job spec and further information, please email your c.v. to [email protected] to call Brian on 01 482 5421