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Pharmacist Sports Surgery Clinic

  • 5 Feb 2020 4:24 PM
    Message # 8728607

     Job Description

    Pharmacist (Full-Time and Part-Time Posts)

    General Accountability:

    The post holder will:

    §  Maintain throughout the Hospital, awareness of the primacy of the patient in relation to all Hospital activities.

    §  Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the Values of the Hospital.

    §  Be accountable to the Chief Pharmacist.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    §  Liaise closely and co-ordinate service delivery with the other team members to ensure a high level of teamwork between pharmacists and pharmaceutical technicians.

    §  Provide a Clinical Service to the In-Patient Department including the reporting of medication events.

    §  Promote the safe, rational and cost-effective use of medicines within the Hospital.

    §  Ensure purchase, storage and supply of all items is consistent with quality and value for money.

    §  Ensure best practice and compliance with agreed clinical guidelines.

    §  Undertake required medication audits in a timely manner and present findings

    §  Expand services as required in line with available resources.

    §  Promote innovative services for provision of comprehensive, seamless patient care.

    §  Identify and implement operational processes to the standards of best practice in order to optimise use of resources and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

    §  Create, promote and maintain clear, open communications and healthy working relationships. Engage in teamwork with medical and nursing staff to improve the quality of the medication management processes.  

    §  Actively participate in continuing education / research activities consistent with the post.

    §  Participate in Hospital Committees as required.

    §  Provide education and training to staff including doctors, nurses, other pharmacy staff and patients/relatives as required.

    §  Adhere to all safety procedures in place within the clinic.

    §  Performance of such other duties appropriate to the post, including

    the participation in extended opening rosters including weekend opening and other such services that may from time to time be required.

    This job description is to provide a guide to the post holder of the main responsibilities of the post. At all times it is expected that the highest standards of professionalism are applied and that the duties, normally expected of this post, are fulfilled.

    Qualifications and essential skills:


    §  Be registered in the Register of Pharmaceutical Chemists for Ireland

    §  Possess the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office;

    §  Possess a high standard of organisational and administrative ability;

    §  Have the ability to prioritise and manage a number of issues simultaneously

    §  Have good interpersonal skills

    §  Demonstrate attention to detail

    §  Be flexible in approach to work in order to meet the needs of the service

    §  Be free from any defect or disease which would render him/her unsuitable to hold office and be in a state of health as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service;

    §  Be of good character.

    To submit your application for this vacancy, please forward a copy of your CV to:


    Deirdre O'Mahony

    Chief Pharmacist

    Phone: (01) 5262025


    Sports Surgery Clinic,

    Santry Demesne,

    Dublin 9

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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