Job Summary

To provide good quality pharmaceutical services to patients or clients in the Company.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Provide good quality Pharmaceutical care to Patients/Clients in the pharmacy within agreed policies and standards.
  • Ensure that the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for dispensing prescriptions are scrupulously followed.
  • Collaborate with members of the pharmaceutical support team to ensure that the treatment and management of simple ailments of common occurrence in the pharmacy comply with the Standard Treatment
  • Guidelines, Essential Medicines List, approved treatment protocols, and existing laws and policies.
  • Provide enhanced pharmaceutical services such as RDT (malaria, blood glucose, blood cholesterol, urine pregnancy test, etc.), BP monitoring etc.
  • Provide clients with relevant drug information to enhance optimum therapeutic outcomes including the selection and appropriate use of over-the-counter medicines.
  • Monitor adverse medicines reactions and report to the Food and Drugs Authority.
  • Monitor and control narcotic and psychotropic substances in accordance with law and keep the Dangerous Drugs Register (DDR) updated at all times.
  • Initiate and participate in the drug procurement process in the pharmacy.
  • Handle and store medicines including vaccines and sera safely and securely in the pharmacy according to existing guidelines.
  • Monitor stock levels and expiry dates of medicines on regular basis to ensure that medicines do not expire on the shelves; and if they do they are disposed off in accordance with established procedures and are not dispensed to clients.
  • Actively participate in the recruitment process of pharmacy personnel.
  • Facilitate in-service training programmes for pharmaceutical support staff.
  • Closely supervise the activities of pharmaceutical support staff in the pharmacy.
  • Create and maintain effective communication with management and pharmaceutical support staff in the pharmacy.
  • Ensure that pharmacy interns are trained adequately as and when required.
  • Take an active role in the management of complaints, grievances and compliance to ethics of the profession in the pharmacy.
  • Ensure that good quality, safe, efficacious and affordable pharmaceutical products and devices are supplied to patients/clients.
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensure the efficient collection, storage, processing and utilization of data in the pharmacy to inform management and pharmaceutical care decisions.
  • Undertake operational research in pharmaceutical care to improve practice.
  • Contribute actively to the implementation of pharmaceutical policies and other health-related policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure that emergency treatment/ management protocols are available and posted at the pharmacy for the purpose of easy reference.
  • Ensure the maintenance of a tidy and serene environment at the pharmacy at all times.
  • Participate actively in the management of recruitment, selection and induction of members of the pharmaceutical support staff.



Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A degree in Metallurgical/Chemical/Minerals Engineering or a related field.
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Licensed by the pharmacy council of Ghana to practice as a pharmacist;
  • Fluent in spoken English and Local Ghanaian languages spoken in and around Mankessim;
  • Previous experience as a Pharmacist in another pharmacy;
  • Excellent customer relations skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • General Computer skills especially in pharmacy data capture, processing, and analysis Attention to details.


Application Deadline: June 11, 2021 at 17:00hrs GMT

Women are especially encouraged to apply

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