HMS is a hospital management and development group focused on healthcare projects on the African continent. With proven skills in the specialised hospital environment, we offer a comprehensive service covering turnkey projects, feasibility and financial modelling, new hospital commissioning, hospital management, hospital design and equipment, strategic plann...
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suitably qualifies and experienced person to assist with processing and dispensing of medication for in hospital and retail including billing, stock management and efficient, friendly customer liaison, in accordance with policies and procedures as determined by audit requirements. Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager or Senior Pharmacist
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Evaluating prescriptions for appropriate dosages and treatment protocols
Dispensing of medication for in-patients and out-patients (retail)
Preparing and processing (billing) of in-patient and out-patient prescriptions
Managing stock purchases to maintain stock cover days. Maintain adequate stock levels on designated shelves and placing orders when required
Liaising with doctors and nursing with any product queries
Handling of complaints from patients and staff
Training and supervision Pharmacist Assistants as assigned
Processing of medical waste for disposal
Ensure daily temperature checks are done on cold storage facilities
Receiving and unpacking of stock, packing of shelves. Reconciliation of purchase orders when required
Maintaining monthly financial targets as set out by management
Stock take and investigation of variances
Assist with duties as and when instructed by your line manager thus ensuring you promote a harmonious team effort within the department.
Maintain effective relationships with all internal and external customers, providing top quality, customer-centric service
Ensure processes are in line with the working procedures and policies of the hospital.
Qualification Required & Experience
WASSCE/SSCE or equivalent
Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree/Diploma or equivalent recognized qualification
Current registration with the Allied Health Professional Council as a pharmacist
Previous experience in a private hospital and knowledge on ethical, patent and surgical products would be an advantage
Computer literate. Knowledge of Hospital Information systems would be an advantage
Excellent organisational and administration skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills promoting co-operation and communication between departments
Flexibility of duty time to suit departmental needs
Pro-active and self-motivating, contributing to creating a work environment that encourages positive staff morale
Ability to engage various stakeholders and must be able to deliver exceptional customer service.