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Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant

Date Posted: 2020-02-18 06:40:39
Company Name AHF Zimbabwe
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Deadline: 19 July 2019

Location: Mzilikazi Clinic - Bulawayo

AHF is an international humanitarian organization operating in Zimbabwe, collaborating with City of Bulawayo to support health facilities in Bulawayo on the HIV management program. AHF is looking for a qualified Pharmacy Assistant to fill a position that has arisen at one of the supported sites – Mzilikazi Clinic (Bulawayo). The successful candidate will be expected to work in the OI/ART Department at the Clinic.

Position summary
The Pharmacy Assistant will be supported by AHF and seconded to Mzilikazi Clinic OI/ART department. The Pharmacy Assistant will be assigned to work at the heath facility under the guidance and technical supervision of the Sister-in-Charge and also supported by the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician based at Mpilo Centre of Excellence.

Main responsibilities
The main responsibilities for the Pharmacy Assistant are to provide correct medication including Anti-Retrovirals (ART) to clients at the facility. The Pharmacy Assistant will assist in the provision of quality care, treatment, monitoring and enhanced adherence of clients to treatments provided as per protocol.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Prompt collection and dispatch of client scripts; Correct input of patient/prescription into the system; Check expiry dates before dispensing. Practice FEFO principle; Correct and accurate assembling and labeling of prescription; Check expiry dates of stocks every month; Flag stock with less than 3 months’ expiry and facilitate quick movement of said stock; Prompt and complete processing of dispensary requirements from stores at agreed reorder levels; Prompt response to queries and enquiries; Complete and temperature and humidity data logs daily; Alert Facility in Charges, and AHF Pharmacy Manager of new dispensary needs immediately; Perform all duties according to the regulation and requirements of MCAZ and MoHCC

Work/Educational Requirements

A relevant qualification in dispensing practice; At least one years’ experience dispensary experience; Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers; Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical solutions; Ability to communicate well with patients in a healthcare center setting. Excellent customer service skills.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send their applications to: with a subject line OI/ART Nurse (Mzilikazi Clinic) AHF Zimbabwe. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Deadline : Expired

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