Pharmacy Technician

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Kamuzu College of Nursing
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: October 25, 2017
Expiry Date: October 31, 2017
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 3
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Position Pharmacy Technician
Location Kamuzu College of Nursing’s David Livingstone Memorial Clinic (DLMC), Lilongwe.
Salary Within the University of Malawi, Clerical and Technical Support staff Scale G salary structure
Type Two year fixed term, renewable on mutual agreement subject to satisfactory performance.
Job Purpose

Reporting to the Clinician and Clinic Administrator the main purpose of the job is to provide pharmaceutical services to the Clinic.

Key Responsibilities
  • Dispensing of drugs
  • Making requisition on pharmaceutical supplies and equipment
  • Managing drugs in the pharmacy, bulk store by observing classification, categorization, temperature requirements
  • Record keeping
  • Ensuring compliance to Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board’s requirements on drug management, expiry, disposal
  • Ensure that both the pharmacy and bulk drug store is clean
  • Liaising with key stakeholders with regards to medical supplies and drugs and give routine reports
  • Verification of pharmaceuticals and equipment on receipt
  • Initiating controls in liaison with the Head of Clinical Services and Administrator
  • Making timely requisitions of supplies
  • Training Nurses and Clinicians in drug management
  • Ensuring use and availability of SOPs
  • Producing daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
Education and Qualifications

Applicants must have relevant Diploma plus three years post-qualification experience in a pharmacy.

Method of Application

Applications should include Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes two traceable referees with their phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Those interested and meeting the above requirements should submit their applications to: The Registrar, Kamuzu College of Nursing, P/Bag 1, Lilongwe.

Closing date for receiving applications is 31st October, 2017. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. University of Malawi is an equal opportunity employer

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