Pharmacy Manager

MaryBegg Community Clinic - Ndola, Copperbelt

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Contract

Contract type
Permanent
Application deadline
29/12/2018

Description

Position
Pharmacy Manager
Industry
Vacancies
1
Description

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

The Pharmacy Manager is responsible for the overall efficient operations and organisation of all MBCC clinic/hospital pharmacies.  He/she is an expert in the field of pharmacy and is responsible for establishing standards of good practice.  He/she monitors pharmacy performance and productivity in accordance with MBCC standards and national regulatory requirements.

KEY DUTIES: 

  • Coordinate and supervise all pharmacy department operations.
  • Develop and maintain pharmacy services in accordance with government regulations and international standards of best practice.
  •  Complete annual performance reviews for all pharmacy employees in a timely manner.
  • Assist Commercial Manager and Medical Director with the pharmacy input of the annual budget and submit capital expenditure requests as required.
  • Review and update MBCC policies and procedures related to the pharmacy service every two years with support from the Quality Department.
  • Responsible for the planning, supervision, coordination and successful execution of all activities related to the pharmacy’s operations.
  • Supervise departmental staff hiring, orientation, staff workload, delegate assignments and training, evaluate performance and initiate corrective and disciplinary actions with guidance from Human Resources.
  • Be available for duty as rostered for normal shifts, on call shifts (defined as a standby period out of normal clinic hours), weekends and in case of emergencies.
  • Assuring that all prescription drugs and controlled substances are safe and secure in the pharmacy

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy or country equivalent.
  • Post Graduate qualification is an advantage but not essential.
  • Must be registered and licenced with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ
  • Must have at least Two years experience working as the Head of Pharmacy in a busy clinic or hospital.
  • Must have good administrative skills with strong management sense.
  • Ability to work independently, pay careful attention to detail and manage multiple tasks in a fastpaced environment.
  • Strong Communication. Interpersonal & Influencing Skill

Requirements

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

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