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Sunday 2 March 2014

Pharmaceutical Technologists - Aga Khan Health Service Uganda

Job Title:  Pharmaceutical Technologists (Several Job Vacancies)
Organisation: Aga Khan Health Service
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Centre Manager, Kampala

About US:
The Aga Khan University in conjunction with the Aga Khan Health Service in Uganda invites applications for the vacancies above based in Kampala. Uganda.

Job Summary: Pharmaceutical Technologist will ensure accurate compounding, dispensing, patient education and handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders. S/he will offer effective pharmaceutical services to meet customer needs for the Aga Khan Health Service.

Receive prescriptions from patients, verify and dispense drugs within approved standards and procedures;
Ensure the accuracy of' the label before dispensing for right patient, right drug and right quantity, for effective service delivery;
Accurately verify expiry dates of drugs prior to dispensing to prevent anomalies in service delivery;
Counsel patients on drug administration for optimum customer satisfaction;
Contact the physician for inaccuracy in prescription orders,
Ensure complete documentation of all patient documents, interventions, incidents and other records kept in the outreach clinic;
Complete the expiry list accurately and in a timely manner for proper recording and monitoring of drugs;
Maintain and update personal drug knowledge data base
Ensure that the variance levels in the stock-team are kept to a minimum;
Comply and observe the environmental health and safety measures and regulations.
Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Pharmacy Coordinator

The Pharmaceutical Technologist should hold a good diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized Institution.

Skills and Experience:
The job holder must have three (3) years relevant working experience
Ideally, s/he must be registered by the Allied Health Professional’s Council with a valid practicing license.

All suitable job applicants should send an application with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and copies of academic and professional certificates and addresses (postal and email) of three referees to the: Human Resource and Administration Officer, P.O. Box 8842, Kampala, Uganda. E-mail applications can be sent to hr.ug@aku.edu with the position tile as subject of E-mail.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 7th March 2014