Pharmacy Technologist

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Mazabuka, Zambia
  • Competitive Package ZMW / Month
  • Applications have closed

Healing Care Medical Centre

Private Medical Facility

Healing Care Medical Centre, located in Mazabuka, is a newly established private medical facility providing various healthcare services including out-patient consultations, antenatal services, comprehensive laboratory services, to mention but a few.

We are looking to employ a Pharmacy Technologist.

The Pharmacy Technologist will be responsible for the provision of quality pharmaceutical services to clients who visit the facility. He/she will work closely with other staff of various specialties to provide high quality health services to patients.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

=> Must be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
=> Must be fully registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia and must possess a valid practicing license
=> A minimum of 3 years work experience at a busy facility
=> Trainings in pharmacovigilance and HIV drug management will be an added advantage but not a requirement

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

=> Must be proactive, honest, trustworthy and conduct themselves in a professional manner both during and after working hours.
=> Must be respectful to all facility staff and maintain a healthy relationship with them.
=> Must treat ALL patients with the utmost respect.
=> All medical information is to be kept confidential at all times.

KEY ROLES

=> Able to appropriately dispense medicines and provide adequate information to patients regarding dispensed drugs
=> Able to pack and dispense drugs according to the FIFO/FEFO rule
=> Must be able to evaluate patient’s drug-related needs by determining indications, safety and effectiveness of therapy
=> Be available for duty on rostered shifts, weekends and in case of emergencies if need be
=> Ensure that patient care documentation is accurate
=> Must understand the importance of pharmacovigilance and know how to process a case
=> Must ensure compliance with good pharmacy and dispensing practices
=> Must be able to implement strategies to effectively manage stock to ensure availability, quality and safety of pharmaceutical commodities in the hospital
=> Must be able to manage stock of pharmaceutical supplies in the facility
=> Ensure that proper handover procedures at points of shift change to promote continuity of patient care
=> Able to recommend strategies to improve patient care
=> Compile monthly statistics and reports which are to be timely submitted to supervisor
=> Must be ready to perform other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor

OTHER QUALITIES & SKILLS

=> Strong IT skills especially in usage of Microsoft Office software
=> Team player
=> Strong interpersonal skills
=> Must be able to work with minimum supervision
=> Must be able to multitask
=> Must be able to operate well under pressure

SALARY

=> Competitive Package

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested candidates who meet the job requirements can send their applications to [email protected] with the following attachments:

=> Cover letter
=> Curriculum Vitae
=> Professional qualifications
=> Relevant training certificates
=> HPCZ Registration and valid practicing license
=> Copy of the National Registration Card and/or passport

Opening Date: 06/09/2022
Closing Date: 15/09/2022


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