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Chief 1 Pharmacist

  • 1 Mar 2019 9:59 AM
    Message # 7193131
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    Job Details

    Applications are now invited for the following position:

    Chief Pharmacist St Patrick's Mental Health Services

    (Full time, permanent contract)

    The main purpose of this post is to oversee and manage the pharmaceutical service in the hospital and all staff involved providing the same.

    The successful applicant must;

    1. Be a registered pharmacist with the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) or be entitled to be so registered
    2. Have at least five years satisfactory post registration hospital experience
    3. Possess a high standard of administrative, managerial or business ability
    4. Possess the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and management ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office. 

    Demonstrate significant depth and breadth of experience in providing pharmacy services in a hospital setting. 

    The Chief Pharmacist should demonstrate:

    • a broad clinical pharmaceutical knowledge and a strong understanding of the role of Clinical Pharmacist
    • leadership and team management skills including the ability to work with multi-disciplinary team members
    • evidence of effective planning and organising skills including awareness of resource management and importance of value for money
    • effective problem solving and decision making strategies, including the ability to be flexible and innovative in these challenging times
    • a quality focus, an openness to change and the ability to effectively manage change
    • effective communication skills including the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner and deliver complex information in understandable terms
    • excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to empathise with and treat patients, relatives and colleagues with dignity and respect
    • a working knowledge of standard PC software 

    For informal enquiries please contact:

    Tom Maher

    Director of Services

    Tel: (01) 249-3242

    Email: tmaher@stpatsmail.com                          (APPLICATIONS SHOULD NOT BE MADE TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS) 

    Applications in the form of covering letter and Curriculum Vitae, clearly stating the post being applied for should be uploaded as one document by Sunday 17th March 2019. 

    See https://www.stpatricks.ie/careers/work-with-us/current-vacancies

    Panels may be formed from which future positions may be filled

About the association

The Hospital Pharmacists Association of Ireland (HPAI) is a voluntary organisation that represents it members on issues relevant to hospital pharmacists.

Mission Statement

The Hospital Pharmacists Association of Ireland exists to:

  • further the development of hospital pharmacy practices.
  • assist in the provision of continuing pharmaceutical education.
  • represent the views of the hospital pharmacist on issues of relevance to hospital pharmacy.
  • advance the professional welfare of our members



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