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Pharmacists


  •  Posted:  Wed. 12 Dec, 2018
  •  Expires:  28, Feb 2020
Job Type
full-time
Location
Lagos
Specialization(s)
Medical/Doctor

Job Description

Job Summary

The Pharmacist is responsible to the Chief Pharmacist. He/she serves patients by preparing medications; giving pharmacological information to multidisciplinary health care team; and monitoring patient drug therapies. The pharmacist is involved in ensuring optimal delivery of quality care in line with international best practices.

Main responsibilities

  • Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labelling pharmaceuticals.
  • Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions.
  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians' work flow; verifying their preparation and labelling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.
  • Provides pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counselling 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 national drug laws as regulated by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and NAFDAC by monitoring nursing unit inspections; maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new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.

Qualifications

  • B. Pharm/D. Pharm
  • Registration with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN).
  • At least 2 years’ experience
  • Foreign training and experience is an added advantage

Knowledge/skills required

  • Proficiency with computer/IT tools
  • Good organisational and communication skills.
  • Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.
  • Must be able to analyze and solve problems effectively.      
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours, often under pressure
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Effective decision-making and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
company details

Evercare


A Reputable Group Health Fund is investing in Africa and Asia through a buy & build strategy of healthcare assets. As beneficiaries, the platform will consist of hospitals, clinics and diagnostics centers across the African and Asian Continent.This will be the first truly worldclass international healthcare provider in Nigeria.

Lagos

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