Pharmacist/Dispensing Technicians

A Reputable Hospital

Job Summary

Perform duties of a Pharmacist/Dispensing Technician

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

A Reputable hospital seeks the services of Pharmacy/Dispensing Technicians

Job Title: Pharmacy/Dispensing Technicians

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region

Job Description

  • Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities
  • Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals
  • Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies, advising interventions
  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections
  • Provides pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies
  • Develops hospital staff's pharmacological knowledge by participating in clinical programs; training pharmacy staff, students, interns, externs, residents, and health care professionals
  • Complies with state and federal drug laws as regulated by the state board of pharmacy, the drug enforcement administration, and the food and drug administration by monitoring nursing unit inspections; maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; advising management on needed actions
  • Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Maintains pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Qualification and Requirements

  • Must be have HND/Degree in Dispensing or its equivalent
  • Must have worked for at least three years in a reputable hospital

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