Pharmacy Technician

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Kamuzu College of Nursing
Lilongwe
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: April 14, 2021
Expiry Date: April 16, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 3
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: MWK-MWK
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Location Kamuzu College of Nursing, David Livingstone Memorial Clinic, Lilongwe
Type Fixed term renewable on mutual agreement and subject to performance. The successful candidate will initially be awarded a one-year contract

Education and Qualifications

Applicants must have a relevant Diploma and 3 years post-qualification experience in a busy hospital, in addition to being registered with Pharmacy and Medicines Regulatory Authority (PMRA).

Job Purpose

Provide pharmaceutical services to the David Livingstone Memorial Clinic

Key Responsibilities

  • Dispensing of medicines
  • Making requisition of pharmaceutical supplies and equipment
  • Managing medicines in the pharmacy, bulk store by observing classification, categorization, temperature requirements
  • Record keeping
  • Ensuring compliance to Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board’s requirements on medicines management, expiry, disposal
  • Ensure that both the pharmacy and bulk medicines store are clean
  • Liaising with key stakeholders (MOH) with regards to medical supplies and medicines 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 medicine management
  • Ensuring use and availability of SOPs
  • Producing daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports

Method of Application

Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae and two traceable referees with their phone numbers and emails addresses. Those interested and meeting the above requirements should submit their applications to: The Registrar, Kamuzu College of Nursing, Private Bag 1, Lilongwe or hrdesk@kcn.unima.mw

Closing date for receiving applications is April 16 2021. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

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