JOB DESCRIPTION PHARMACIST:

JOB DESCRIPTION PHARMACIST:




  • VALID registration certificate from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB)

  • Vast pharmaceutical products knowledge

  • Possess at least 5 years’ experience in a busy retail pharmacy environment

  • Experience with an online prescription system and dispensing



JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS




  • Customer Service Skills:

  • Attention to Detail:

  • Organization skills

  •  Management skills

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  • Take responsibility of the pharmacy by ensuring that all operations are running smoothly and report  anomalies to management

  • Adhere to the Dangerous Drug Act (DDA) regulation

  • Maintain pharmacy inventory by analyzing pharmaceutical stock to govern inventory level

  • Anticipate required medications and supplies; place and expediting orders; verifying receipt; separating and removing soon to expire or expired drugs from shelves

  • Maintain a clean and safe environment by complying with company standard operating procedures and government regulations

  • To offer drug information to consultants, physicians, nurses, and other users of the hospital

  • To participate in the review and update of the facilities Formulary to enable optimal drug usage

  • Give professional advice to the Medical Department and the company as a whole

  • Organize and oversee repeat prescribing, repeat dispensing, electronic prescribing and medication review systems

  • Promote a culture of constant improvement and excellence

  • Conduct regular clinical audits and other improvement activities

  • Prevent, detect, resolve and document medication-related problems and make appropriate evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy recommendations

  • S/he must demonstrate understanding of quality initiatives

  • S/he should have strong leadership, people management, negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to build relationships and encourage consensus, partnering and networking at all levels.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills in the problem solving process.

  • Communicate with prescribers any time a prescription order is unclear or potentially harmful for a patient.

  • Ensure patients’ safety by checking for potentially dangerous drug interactions.

  • Counsel patients on proper medication use and their potential side effects

  • Giving drug information to user departments

  • Checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level

  • Anticipate needed medications and supplies and placing and receiving orders from stores

  • Collect data on Medication errors, near misses and interventions and submitting on a monthly basis.

  • Perform administrative tasks including proper documentation, adequate inventory management and generation of adequate reports

  • Set  and enforcing workplace policies

  • Keep up to date on drug approvals, product recalls and ensure compliance with regulatory authority.

  • Ability to organize workload and identify priorities appropriately