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Pharmacy Assistant Job Vacancy at Médecins du Monde

Jan 27, 2019, 11:17 PM
Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care. We are recruiting to to fill the position below:     Job Title: Pharmacy Assistant Locations: Maiduguri, Damboa & Emergency Supervisor: Med Supervisor Line Reports and functional supervisor: Pharmacists/Deputy PharmaCo/PharmaCo Contract Duration: 5 Months with Possibility of Extension Status: Full time Start Date: As Soon as possible Main Responsibilities
  • Under the supervision of the Pharmacist, the Drug Dispenser will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Distribution of drugs to the patients and counseling
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Collection and analysis of weekly drugs consumption
Tasks Description
  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
  • Store drugs according to instructions and standards.
  • Realize the pharmacy stock management (in/out) at the mobile clinic
  • Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics
  • Give the drugs according to the medical prescription.
  • Collect the daily mobile clinic consumption
  • Participate to collect the weekly consumption and analysis of the medical stock needs
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare request for the clinic and validate with Medical supervisor.
  • Liaise/inform clinician, doctors and midwife about drug availability.
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the  trainings organized by MDM
  • Ask the medical doctor or the midwife to complete their prescription in case of incomplete information (dosage, duration…)
  • Indicate the name, presentation and dosage of the drugs on the dispensing bag.
  • Calculate daily consumption for each item in order to anticipate any shortage
  • Do a weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Prepare weekly drugs orders to MdM central pharmacy with the assistance of the medical doctors and paramedics staff
  • Monitor the supply quantity, expiration dates and quality of medicines and medical supplies.
  • Ensure pharmacy recommendations are applied
  • Explain to the patient how to take the treatment and make sure that the explanations have been understood
  • Explain the potential side effects of a drug to the patient
  • Fill in the daily consumption form for each item
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Collection and analysis of weekly drugs consumption
Others:
  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to  the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Is responsible for the proper use and maintenance of assigned equipment
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
Profile Required
  • Pharmacist Preferred
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in dispensing and medical stock management
  • Capacities in team management
Languages (spoken and written):
  • English, Kanuri and Hausa
  • Excel and word
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
    How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply   Application Deadline  8th February, 2019.

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