Pharmacy Technician/Technologist


Company Confidential
Industry Medical Servi...
Category Medical/Pharm...
Location Cape Coast
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS
Education HND
Experience N/A
Job Expires Nov 01, 2018
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Job Description

A reputable fast growing NGO into Primary Health provision in Greater Accra, Central, Western Regions and Ashanti Region is looking for result-oriented Pharmacy Technologist/Technologist for immediate employment. 

Job purpose

  • To provide technical function associated with the delivery of pharmaceutical care in accordance with the level of expertise, standards for pharmaceutical care and standard operating procedure (SOPs) and Guidelines and to take temporary charge of pharmaceutical services in the absence of the pharmacist.  

Main Duties:

  • Carry out assigned technical activities as defined for the section or unit within which the post-holder is working, in accordance with agreed standards and policies.
  • Assist the pharmacists in preparing patients prescription for in-patient and out-patients services.
  • Pre-package and compound pharmaceutical supplies as required to maintain stock levels.
  • Ensure extemporaneous preparations are prepared to standard.
  • Assist in the delivery of all aspects of storage, record keeping, stock control and rotation on the ward and pharmacy units.
  • Perform and document the inspection of areas where medication are dispensed, stored and administrated: identify and retrieve outdated drugs and supplies and register entries of dangerous medicines in line with the hospital policy.
  • Ensure that value books are prepared for payment to be affected and that the distribution of received medicines is done appropriately.
  • Take temporary charge of pharmaceutical services in the absence of the pharmacists/ senior pharmacy technician in which case the job holder must limit him/herself to the level of expertise only.
  • To ensure that facilitates and equipment’s are maintained to the appropriate standards and that optimum use is made of them.
  • To assist in the efficient and accurate compilation of statistics and work related data in accordance with the agreed policy.
  • To assist in the provision of health insurance services to policy holders and to ensure reimbursement to the hospital. 
  • To dispense medicines and counsel appropriately for both in –patients and out-patients.

Salary: Negotiable but very attractive

Required Skills or Experience

Basic Qualification

  • High National Diploma (HND) Pharmacy technologist from an accredited training institution. 
  • Must have completed National Service.
  • Computer skills in Outlook, Word, and Excel are required.
  • Any additional Qualification preferred but not required 

Required Credentials (Licensure, Certification, or Registration)

  • Active PIN and Valid registration/ Licensing with the Pharmacy Council of Ghana


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