Pharmaceutical Technologist Job in Uganda

Our client a leading provider in Pharmacy, Health & Beauty in East Africa seeks to appoint a suitably qualified Pharmaceutical Technologist in Uganda.

This position will report to the Store Manager / Shift Leader and general responsibilities will include:

  • Providing an outstanding level of customer service by assisting and advising on general Pharmacy health & beauty products
  • Support other pharmacy team members in the receipt and preparation of prescriptions and by providing a high level of Patient care.
  • Deliver & promote instore Professional Services

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing outstanding levels of Patient care
  • Receiving and collecting prescriptions following the SOPs as required by the PPB
  • Assembling and labeling medicines with the full description of contents etc as laid down in the SOPs
  • Maintaining accurate and legal patient records on the dispensary system
  • Advising Patients on their medications, taking into consideration relevant drug data sheet information
  • Answering general telephone enquires from surgeries, patients and suppliers
  • Selling to and advising customers on general medicinal products, complimentary preparations & beauty products
  • Knowing when to make a referral to a pharmacist or other healthcare professional
  • Carrying out any administration as required such as Medical insurance claims, KPI collection data & end of month prescription paperwork etc.
  • Operating the EPOS/Till & payment methods together with maintaining an adequate cash float
  • Being an active member of the Pharmacy team that delivers & promotes instore Professional Services.
  • Preparing small scale or individual preparation of special ointments or creams and mixtures
  • Ordering dispensary stock, checking and accepting deliveries and updating the stock control system.
  • Stocking shelves, stock rotation, and date checking
  • Ensuring all dispensary areas are clean and tidy
  • Undertaking other duties appropriate to the post as agreed with the Store/Shift Manager

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Candidates presently working in Uganda
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Committed to CPD
  • Proven selling & customer service skills
  • Outgoing with a friendly appearance
  • Creative and enthusiastic
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Able to deal with confidential information and follow set processes
  • Registration with the PPB is an added advantage
  • Experience in Stock ordering/control systems is an added advantage

Remuneration: An attractive salary package is on offer dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

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Updated: November 10, 2016 — 3:42 pm
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