To provide a comprehensive and quality pharmaceutical services and care to patients/clients in the hospital.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Provide quality pharmaceutical care to clients in the health facility in accordance with the standards of Pharmaceutical care and accompanying Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Services .
Provide medicines information, advice and counseling services to other health staff and patients/clients to enhance therapeutic outcomes.
Ensure the safe and secure storage and handling of medicine in the hospital.
Promote the activities of Drug and Theropeutic Committee (DTC) and Rational Use of Medicines (RUM) in the hospital .
Ensure that quality, safe, efficacious and affordable pharmaceutical products and devices are supplied to patients/clients.
Ensure the efficient collection, stprage, processing and utilization of of data in pharmacy to inform management and clinical care decisions.
Undertake central intravenous additives services in accordance with the level of care in the hospital.
Manufacture of sterile and non-sterile products and reconstitution of drugs for both in-patients and out-patients of the hospital.
To participate in approved operationl research in pharmaceutical care with a view disseminating the results.
Participate in provision of clinical/ward pharmacy services with healthcare team in the hospital.
Apply appropraite store keeping techniques for ensuring constant availability of medicines.
To ensure optimal storage conditions of all drugs.
Report on Adverse Drugs Reactions using apprpraite forms
Qualifications, Knowledge, and ExperienceDoctor of Pharmacy/Degree in Pharmacy ad a registered Pharmaciest plus at least one(1) year internship.
Skils and Personal Attribute
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to work, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to organize workload, work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Demonstrate flexibility and a methodological approach to work.
Ability to take initiative and influence others positively.