Specialist Pharmacist

NHS Lothian
Edinburgh Technopole
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Edinburgh Cancer Centre (ECC) has a position available for an enthusiastic motivated pharmacist with an interest in specialising in cancer care. The ECC provides specialist cancer services for the South East of Scotland Cancer Network treating patients with solid tumours and haematological malignancies in day-case OPD and in-patient settings. It is a specialist tertiary referral centre for a number of rarer cancers and has a teenage and young adult unit. The ECC has a broad research portfolio and participates in a wide range of cancer clinical trials.

You will join a pharmacy team committed to the development of services to cancer patients and will be given the opportunity to expand your clinical knowledge and skills within a challenging but supportive environment.

Applicants should have a good working knowledge of hospital pharmacy services and possess excellent clinical and communication skills. The successful candidates will gain a breadth of experience across pharmacy services provided within the ECC including; clinical services provided to our day-case chemotherapy unit in-patient haematology and oncology wards and out-patient clinics as well as operational aspects of aseptic and dispensing services clinical trials services and the electronic chemotherapy prescribing system (chemocare).

Successful completion of stage 2 vocational training or a postgraduate pharmacy qualification is essential (candidates who are close to completion of these qualifications will also be considered).

You will participate in the WGH weekend and out of hours' service and ECC public holiday rotas.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Beverley Mitchell Advanced pharmacist Edinburgh Cancer Centre Western General Hospital on

Closing date for applications: 11th January 2018