Pharmacy Technologist

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Vita Salute Pharmacy, an equal opportunity employer invites applications from suitably qualified Zambians to apply for the following vacant positions:

Job Purpose

Supports pharmacological services by maintaining Pharmacovigilance, stocking, reordering, assembling, and distributing medications and other pharmaceutical products.

Main Accountabilities

  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed medications and supplies, placing and expediting orders, removing outdated drugs.
  • Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Receive written prescriptions or refill and verify that information is complete and accurate
  • Maintains proper storage and security conditions for drugs
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Orders, labels and counts stock of medication, chemicals, and other pharmaceutical supplies.
  • Act as a patient advocate by ensuring that the patient’s prescribed drug therapy is followed as prescribed.
  • Organizes medications for dispensing by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
  • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.
  • Helps health care providers and patients by answering questions and requests pertaining to drugs
  • Promotes patient drug compliance
  • Report patients drug adverse events
  • Work as part of a team to provide support to other members of the Pharmacy team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in Pharmacy Technologist with 1-yearrelevant experience
  • Licensed and registered by the Health Professional Council of Zambia
  • Grade 12 School Certificate with five (5) ‘O’ Levels (Credit or better, including English & Mathematics).

Key Knowledge and Attributes

  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong management and organizational skills
  • Willingness to be a team player and promote positive team environment
  • Flexible and proactive to meet varied patient needs
  • Able to collaborate with other Pharmacy professionals
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in Microsoft office (word, excel, outlook etc )
  • Ability to maintain favorable public relations.
  • Maintain information confidentiality

Please email your resume and cover letter to Brian Khosa at  [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected] .

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