Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technologists

Full Time Salary: Closes: June 30, 2021

We are looking for competitive and full-time Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technologists who can thrive in a fast-paced business environment. The Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technologists will act as the key link between the retail sections of our company and will aim at meeting sales targets as well as patient / customer needs and requirements. As a Pharmacist and Technologists their goal will be to increase the visibility and awareness of our company’s pharmaceutical and medical products and maximize sales growth while ensuring that professional ethics and etiquettes are maintained.
1. PHARMACISTS
Roles and Responsibilities:
Preparation of medications for patients in the retail pharmacy
Receiving and verifying the patient prescriptions
Pricing and filling of prescriptions
Completing patient paperwork related to the filling of prescription
Assisting with insurance claims processing
Stocking and pricing of medications in inventory
Ensuring availability of drugs by delivering them to patients or other health facilities
Maintaining pharmacy’s (and its patients’ employees’) safety by adhering to infection-control procedures, policies and regulations.
Inventory management in the prescribed manner
Ensure adherence to the stipulated laws guiding the Practice of Pharmacy in Zambia.
Any other duties as maybe assigned by the Supervisor,
Skills and Attributes
Proven work experience as a Pharmacist in Retail pharmacy
Familiarity with databases, statistics, product lines and latest medical issues
Knowledge of MS Office
Excellent communication, customer service, negotiation and sales skills
Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in retail and Wholesale practice
Strong organizational and time management skills
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Full Grade 12 certificate
Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or the equivalent.
2. PHARMACY TECHNOLOGISTS
Roles and Responsibilities:
Preparation of medications for patients in retail pharmacy
Receiving and verifying the patient prescriptions
Pricing and filling of prescriptions.
Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed medications and supplies, placing and expediting orders, verifying receipt, and removing outdated drugs.
Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions, preparing labels, calculating quantities, and assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
Obtaining pharmacist’s approval
Stocking and pricing of medications in inventory
Ensuring availability of drugs by delivering them to patients or other health facilities
Maintaining pharmacy’s (and its patients’ employees’) safety by adhering to infection-control procedures, policies and regulations.
Inventory management in the prescribed manner
Ensure adherence to the stipulated laws guiding the Practice of Pharmacy in Zambia.
Any other duties as maybe assigned by the supervising pharmacist,
Skills and Attributes
Proven work experience as a Pharmacy Technologist in Retail and Wholesale pharmacy
Familiarity with databases, statistics, product lines and latest medical issues
Knowledge of MS Office
Excellent communication, customer service, negotiation and sales skills
Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in retail and Wholesale practice
Strong organizational and time management skills
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Full Grade 12 certificate
Diploma in Pharmacy or the equivalent.
All Applications (cover letter, curriculum vitae and certificates) to be submitted by email as one document to hr@lamu.edu.zm clearly indicating the job been applied for and addressed to:
The Deputy Registrar Human Resources and Administration
Lusaka Apex Medical University Limited
Off Kasama Road
P. O. BOX 31909
LUSAKA.
Hard copy applications can be deposited at LAMU – Chalala Main Campus.
Closing Date: 30th June, 2021

Application email or URL: hr@lamu.edu.zm
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