Pharmacy-Services-Officer-Pharmacist


Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Retail, Pharmaceuticals

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: Bachelors

Min. Years of Experience: 1-2

Start date: 07/26/2017

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term


Job Description

  • Report to the Pharmacy Services Manager
  • Support the Pharmacy Services Manager in achieving the following:
  • Research, develop, plan, implement and manage opportunities for cost effective Pharmacy Services and Health Promotion, offered through our retail outlets in order to accomplish our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality
  • Work with management, pharmacy staff, local and national authorities to implement specific Pharmacy Services and Health Promotion opportunities that meet the health needs of our communities
  • Oversee the implementation and roll out of the selected pharmacy dispensing software, a prerequisite for introduction of Pharmacy Services. Ensure all pharmacy staff are fully competent in its use
  • Ensure the training and development of competence of pharmacists and pharmacy support staff for the delivery of Pharmacy Services and Health Promotion such that our customers receive excellent and professional care
  • Keep abreast of and ensure the deployment of current and relevant pharmacy services (e.g. medicines use review, healthy heart checks, weight loss program, sexual health, travel health, clinic, smoking cessation etc.) according to an agreed timeline
  • Implement relevant Health Promotions in accordance to World Health Organisation health days/weeks
  • Maintain Pharmacy Services and Health Promotion programs in accordance with all regulatory and professional requirements
  • Oversee the continuous monitoring to the impact of Pharmacy Services and Health Promotion in our communities
  • Ensure periodic analysis of dispensary records to identify disease and prescribing trends etc Make recommendations
  • Prepare, administer and monitor the budget for the department
  • Coordinate the continuous professional development of pharmacists within the organisation, ensuring that they are up to date with the knowledge and skills required to deliver best practices in community and public health pharmacy

Desired Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy with 2 years minimum experience
  • Professional membership with PCN, PSN, etc
  • Organisational skills
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize time
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A good working Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

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