Pharmacy Technologist

Hillview Medical Centre - Lusaka, Lusaka

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
27/12/2018

Description

Position
Pharmacy Technologist
Industry
Vacancies
1
Description

PHARMACY TECHNOLOGIST

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Receive and dispatch drugs to designated locations.
  • Undertake Physical counts at the prescribed schedules.
  • Truck expiry dates of drugs and medical supplies.
  • Respond to drug orders and attend to them promptly and timely.
  • Price and file prescriptions that have been filled.  Manage supplies for chronic medication and giving notice to patients when they are supposed to come for refill.
  • Receive written prescription, requisitions, patients charts or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate and affix labels were necessary.
  • Assist patients by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
  • Help maintain equipment and work areas, and sterilize glassware according to prescribed methods.
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs and allied substances as per ideal storage protocol.
  • Establish and maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients.
  • Data into computer.
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages.
  • Transfer medication from vials to the appropriate number of sterile, disposable syringes, using aseptic techniques.
  • Deliver medications and pharmaceutical supplies to patients, nursing stations or surgery.
  • Administer ART clinic

QUALIFICATION

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Two years’ work experience
  • Post Graduate qualifications an advantage.
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ)

Requirements

Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
Nationality
Not defined
Languages
Not defined
Specializations
Skills
Not defined
Prerequisites

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