Pharmacist - Abuja
EHA Clinics
Abuja, Nigeria
6d ago
source : Fuzu

Summary of Job

  • The Pharmacist will assist with the dispensing of medications, check prescriptions, and provide advice to patients on the medicines that have been prescribed for the patients.
  • S / he will ensure an adequate supply of pharmacies through smart inventory management, review of actual usage, and review of re-order levels.
  • The Pharmacist will develop and implement strategic initiatives and services in the pharmacy sector.
  • Qualifications & Training

  • Candidates should have a B.Sc in Pharmacy.
  • Candidates must be a registered member of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) with an up-to-date practicing license.
  • Work Experience :

  • A minimum of three (3) years post NYSC progressive experience in Pharmacy within the private and public sector. Experience working with public health and health systems is an advantage.
  • Candidates should have experience in managing hospital pharmacies.
  • Customer Service Requirements :

  • Must have excellent customer service skills and communication skills
  • Must be able to plan and perform daily activities in an organized manner.
  • Must be kind, compassionate, dedicated and patient.
  • Must have the ability to handle different kinds of emotions as well as manage on the job stress.
  • Must be focused, very detailed and be creative in making a decision.
  • Must be physically and mentally stable to handle extended shifts as well as mental pressure and traumatic events.
  • Must be able to review, analyze and respond to different situations they encounter daily.
  • Must be able to think critically in adapting to change, judging situations and taking appropriate decisions.
  • Key Skills and Attributes :

  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent Communication
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Humane, Empathetic and Supportive Bedside Manner
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Problem solving and Initiative
  • Time Management and Organization
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Salary

  • Competitive salary scale based on improvements from the CONMESS and CONHESS salary structures as well as surveys from top private hospitals in Nigeria.
  • Salary is negotiable but performance-based. Base salary constitutes 70%, while 30% is a bonus based on predefined individual performance indicators and monthly organizational performance.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Duties :

  • As a pharmacist, you will be responsible for preparing and dispensing medications to patients.
  • You will achieve this by executing a physician’s order.
  • The job entails a high level of responsibility and knowledge.
  • A pharmacist does not merely hand out prescribed medicine; he / she has the expertise and willingness to assist people and provide them with information and solutions.
  • The pharmacist must be fully qualified to interpret symptoms so that the patient can either be given immediate treatment for a trifling condition or be referred to a suitable doctor.
  • Pharmacists must also be able to provide professional advice on cosmetics or para-pharmaceuticals.
  • The goal is to ensure effective medication use and become the people’s trusted ally against health issues. That way you can deliver maximum value to both the pharmacy and society.
  • Reviewing and executing physician’s prescriptions checking their appropriateness and legality
  • Organizing the pharmacy in an efficient manner to make the identification of products easier and faster
  • Maintaining full control over delivering, stocking and labelling medicine and other products
  • Maintaining an up-to-date inventory of the Clinic drug Formulary
  • Keeping records of all drugs, doses and prices on the automated inventory of the clinic.
  • Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
  • Maintains a 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.
  • Be caring, compassionate and professional at all times;
  • Manage clinical risk.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.
  • Patient & Family Education / Support :

  • Provide emotional support and measures to alleviate fear and anxiety.
  • Assess patient and family readiness and identify learning needs.
  • Lead / encourage a multidisciplinary approach for patient’s discharge.
  • Develop and implement the teaching plan utilizing the patient education manual.
  • Document patient and family education.
  • Participate in voluntary community health activities to promote, maintain and restore health and prevent diseases.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to EHA Clinics Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
  • Professional Development :

  • EHA Clinics requires all staff to keep their knowledge and skills up to date
  • S / he is expected to continue to learn throughout their career at EHA Clinics through continuing professional development (CPD).
  • The professional body relating to specialist areas will have information on the type of CPD to be carried out and how much should be completed each year.
  • Key Areas of Note :

  • Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan.
  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology, and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals, etc.
  • Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis, and treatment where appropriate.
  • Audit of clinical practice and review of relevant literature.
  • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.
  • Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyze and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test results.
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