Thursday, 18 June 2015

Pharmacy Assistant / Pharm Tech

Shalom Community Hospital

Job Title: Pharmacy Assistant / Pharm Tech 

Responsible For: The position is responsible for offering quality health care to all patients in the hospital and work closely with medical & nursing staff to ensure that patients receive the best treatment, advising on the selection, dose and administration route.

Accountable To:  Medical Officer In-Charge and working closely with the Head of Clinical in terms of reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to patients' prescription.
  • Provide advice for non-prescription medications.
  • Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement process.
  • Take inventory and track medication and supply orders.
  • Keep records of all drug stocks ordered, drugs issued to clients and stocks remaining.
  • Prepare and submit reports on daily sales undertaken and achievement to the management as required.
  • Arrange drugs in the required manner.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers which includes clinics, doctors, hospitals and other institutions.
  • Maintain and register DDA & antibiotics
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Director
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • At least a Diploma in Pharmacy
  • One year experience in a similar position, preferably in a busy retail pharmacy set up will be an added advantage.
  • Must be enrolled with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board.
  • Good customer care skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Must be computer literate and be able to manage software programs.
Reporting to the Head Clinician, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following among others:
  • Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to patients' prescription.
  • Provide advice for non-prescription medications.
  • Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement process.
  • Take inventory and track medication and supply orders.
  • Keep records of all drug stocks ordered, drugs issued to clients and stocks remaining.
  • Prepare and submit reports on daily sales undertaken and achievement to the management as required.
  • Arrange drugs in the required manner.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers which includes clinics, doctors, hospitals and other institutions
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the position. Include your current remuneration, testimonials and give full contact details
How to Apply

Send your application to hr@shalomhospital.org

Deadline: 30th June 2015

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