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Pharmacy Supervisor

Katsina, Nigeria

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Pharmacist, Dispensing

Katsina, Nigeria

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International Medical Corps

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Nurse, Health (Katsina)

Katsina, Nigeria

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Pharmacy Supervisor

Closing: Jul 19, 2024

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Published: Jul 16, 2024 (5 days ago)

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  • Education: Essential: B.Pharm from a recognized University
  • Mandatory: Must be a member of the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria
  • Experience: Minimum of one year of professional experience in Pharmacy settings.
  • Languages: Essential: Fluency in spoken and written English; Desirable: Local language (Hausa)

Competencies:

  • Ethical
  • Confidentiality
  • Professionalism
  • Empathy
  • Adaptive coping skills
  • Results and quality-oriented
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Behavioural flexibility
  • Stress management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
Responsibilities

  • Education: Essential: B.Pharm from a recognized University
  • Mandatory: Must be a member of the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria
  • Experience: Minimum of one year of professional experience in Pharmacy settings.
  • Languages: Essential: Fluency in spoken and written English; Desirable: Local language (Hausa)

Competencies:

  • Ethical
  • Confidentiality
  • Professionalism
  • Empathy
  • Adaptive coping skills
  • Results and quality-oriented
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Behavioural flexibility
  • Stress management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • MSF has been active in Katsina since February 2021 after carrying an exploratory mission that ended up with an opening of the project. Currently, MSF is running an ITFC (Inpatient Therapeutic Feeding Centre) in Katsina in the Kofar Sauri PHCC and 4 ATFC (Ambulatory Therapeutic Feeding Centre) including three in Jibia LGA (Magama, Daddara, Riko) and one in Katsina City (Kofar Marusa).

Main Purpose

  • Ensuring the general functioning of the pharmacy and supervising pharmacy supply chain processes in accordance with MSF standards, protocols and procedures, in order to ensure its efficiency and operating availability.

Job Description
Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring storage, stock management and supply processes, as well as hygiene and security procedures, tools, and protocols (controlling pests and rodents), implementing appropriate quality controls and records, in order to ensure good storage conditions (temperatures, humidity and light exposure) and availability of drugs and medical material, according to MSF protocols, national regulations and in cooperation with the logistics department.
  • Coordinating the delivery, reception and recording of international and local orders, in close coordination with the logistics department, updating stock files and informing line managers on their status (shortfalls, over-stocking, expiry dates), in order to permanently ensure security stock levels and ensure efficient management of stock.
  • Supervising orders of medical and drug material in order to ensure an efficient and appropriate consumption pattern under budget constraints.
  • Supervising the supply of drugs to patients, according to medical prescriptions, informing them on consumption patterns and keeping conditions to ensure their therapeutic progression.
  • Ensuring efficient supply to other pharmacies managed/supported by MSF according to orders and stocks, and using cold chain when needed. Monitoring and analysing orders of depending on pharmacies in order to avoid ruptures of stock or having expired drugs.
  • Supervising, with the HR department, the associated processes (sizing, staff shifts, recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal/external communication) of the pharmaceutical team and the nursing staff, in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required and to improve their dispensing capabilities.
  • Recording all items received and issued in computer (Isystock) and reporting on drug consumptions and medical equipment dispensed according to protocols, informing on unusual patterns as well as forecasting future needs, in order to rationalize the budget and to ensure availability.

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