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Published: Jan 11, 2022 (13 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Diploma, Associate's degree

Work experience:

2 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

Location: Imvepi, Uganda

The pharmacy technician will provide medication and other health care products to facilities. S/he will perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients; and supports pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications. S/he will supervise and provide oversight over the dispensers and continuously provide capacity building to the dispensers in health commodity management.

Qualifications

•Have a Diploma in Pharmacy from recognized institution.

•Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council with proof of practicing license.

•At least 2 years of experience in a NGO setting.

•Excellent written and verbal communication or interpersonal skills is a must.

•Proficiency in Computer Microsoft office applications; Word, Excel and Power point.

•Excellent communication skills and analytical skills.

•High level of integrity.


Responsibilities

Location: Imvepi, Uganda

The pharmacy technician will provide medication and other health care products to facilities. S/he will perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication for patients; and supports pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications. S/he will supervise and provide oversight over the dispensers and continuously provide capacity building to the dispensers in health commodity management.

Qualifications

•Have a Diploma in Pharmacy from recognized institution.

•Active Registration with the Allied Medical Practitioners Council with proof of practicing license.

•At least 2 years of experience in a NGO setting.

•Excellent written and verbal communication or interpersonal skills is a must.

•Proficiency in Computer Microsoft office applications; Word, Excel and Power point.

•Excellent communication skills and analytical skills.

•High level of integrity.


•Coordinating project activities that involve the management and storage of Commodities including pharmaceutical supplies and medical equipment.

•Ensuring the availability of cost-effective, safe, efficacious and rational use of Pharmaceutical products.

•Strengthening the process of Logistics management of supplies in alignment With MOH guidelines.

•Ensure tracking and accountability for all medical and pharmaceutical Products as well as related supplies used by the health facilities.

•Support forecasting and quantification of supplies obtained from the warehouse.

•Support good storage and distribution practices at both warehouse and facilities.

•Prepare monthly reports and activity reports for both the donors and internally as IRC use and regular updating of the available Pharma inventory systems like Rx solution.

•Ensure capacity building of dispensers and staffs handling medications through regular updates on new guidelines and good pharmacy practices through regular mentorships and coaching sections.

•Plan, quantify, forecast and monitor usage of medicines and ensure rational use of drugs.

•Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; timely quantification and prepare orders for medicines; verifying receipt; and removing outdated drugs or expired inventory.

•Manage the physical receipt, verification and safe storage of drugs received at the warehouse.

•Maintain a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.


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