Pharmacist

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Health Haven Pharmacy Limited

Retail Pharmacy

Are you a fully qualified Pharmacist looking for a new opportunity?

We are urgently seeking a passionate and experienced pharmacist to join us in Lusaka!

JOB PURPOSE:

  • Dispense prescribed pharmaceuticals to the public, educate customers on health promotion, disease prevention and the proper use of medicines, and sell over-the-counter medicines and related goods in a community pharmacy.
  • Provide general healthcare advice and supply prescription and non-prescription medication to the public.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advise customers on health issues and medications.
  • Keep a register of specialized drugs for stock control and legal purposes.
  • Sell medicines over-the-counter.
  • Counsel and advise patients on the treatment of minor ailments.
  • Administer prescription medicines to the public.
  • Make sure medicines dispensed correspond with the prescriptions.
  • Preparing and maintaining drug inventories, ordering supplies, reviewing drug records, and preparing labels for medicines.
  • Educating patients on the proper use of over-the-counter medications such as pain relievers or allergy medications.
  • Reviewing and executing physician’s prescriptions checking their appropriateness and legality.
  • Efficiently organizing the pharmacy to make the identification of products easier and faster.
  • Prepare medicine when required using the correct dosages and material for each patient.
  • Comply with all applicable legal rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Protect patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed medications and supplies, placing and expediting orders, and removing expired drugs.
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
  • Exhibit detailed understanding and knowledge of dosage requirements and administration, chemical compounds, and pharmaceutical brands.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Pharmacy
  • Registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia
  • Holder of a valid Practicing License
  • At least Two (2) years experience working as a Pharmacist

OTHER ATTRIBUTES:

  • Must exhibit a high level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you are interested, please submit your electronic CV and cover letter via email to [email protected]

Closing date: 15th February 2024

*Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.


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