Pharmacy Assistant – MTI Uganda Jobs

June 13, 2023

Job Title: Pharmacy Assistant

Organization: Medical Teams International- Uganda

Duty Station: Mbarara

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Track all movements of goods in and out of store, including checking deliveries of goods against dispatch notices for quality and quantity
  • Perform physical stock counts as per schedule; perform reconciliation with paper files and as required in ERP system / Rx solution to ensure compliance with stock level agreements; follow up with supervisor in regards to discrepancies, alarm thresholds, stock outs and expiry dates
  • Collaborate with In-Charge to prepare stock request; responsible for submitting request to Store Officer and following up on delivery.
  • Issue stock to user departments in accordance with MTI procedures
  • Ensure all goods are stored and packed safely and securely and easily identifiable
  • Ensure all medicines are stored at required temperature-Monitor store and Fridge temperature.
  • Maintain an efficient filing system for all documentation related to stores and enter information into ERP system as required
  • Prepare reports related to consumption, short-dated stock, physical stock status, expired stocks etc. and submit according to schedule
  • Organise the manual loading and unloading of vehicles, as needed
  • Maintain inventory register for the Non-Consumable items.
  • Carryout stock rotation according to FEFO and FIFO
  • Ensure store health and safety procedures are understood and followed by all persons in the store
  • Responsible for the security and cleanliness of interior and exterior of store.
  • Dispense medications to patients.
  • Monitor prescriptions to ensure that correct medications are being prescribed, adherence to clinical guidelines and the rational use of medicines; conduct related trainings for clinical staff.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certificate in Pharmacy, Certificate in Pharmaceutical and Health supplies management or related field is required
  • Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
  • Valid practising license is required.
  • 1 year of experience in a community or hospital pharmacy
  • Experience working with INGOs is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of store management
  • Knowledge of ERP systems/Rx solution
  • Knowledge in medicine dispensing.
  • Skilled at using ERP systems/Rx solutions to track inventory
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Highly organized with good quantitative ability and attention to detail
  • A good command of both written and spoken English

 

 

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their applications online via the link below:

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Closing Date: 26th June 2023

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