Pharmacist at R-Jolad Hospital

November 14, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

R-Jolad Plus is a Multi Specialistr care provider offeriing a wide range of specialist services using some of the latest technologies to produce the best clinical outcomes for their patients, sister Hospital R-Jolad Hospital limited, a leading private healthcare providers in Nigeria and West – Africa.

Position Summary

  • We seek a versatile pharmacist who will ensure that all pharmacy related operations within the Pharmacy department are undertaken efficiently.
  • The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the work of junior Pharmacy technicians, review and evaluation of drug inventory to ascertain accuracy, and generate insightful reports for decision making.

Objectives

  • The Pharmacist will support in ensuring effective and accurate budgetary controls, forecasting, and ensuring compliance with PCN standard and international best practice.

Core Working Relationships / Key Stakeholders

  • Clinical and Non-clinical staff

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Procurement of medicines and consumables and other medical devices where necessary
  • Collection, organization and evaluation of patient’s information, the management of medicines and consumables, distribution, and providing drug information and education to the patient.
  • Maintaining pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipts and removing outdated drugs.
  • Checking and ensuring endorsement and approval of the regulatory body i.e (NAFDAC) where necessary.
  • Ensure patient’s safety; he/she is to check patient’s medication record and provide necessary drug interventions.
  • He/she is tasked with preparing, dispensing, distributing, and administering medications.
  • Counsel the patient and advise on adherence to usage as prescribed to avoid resistance and explain to them the possible side effect of each drug.
  • Strict adherence to the usage of drug administration using EMR software.
  • Documentation and safety on disposal of poisons/narcotics (DDA) should be done under his/her strict supervision.
  • Supervising the pharmacy technicians to achieve optimum outcome.
  • Any other duty as determined by the Chief Pharmacist.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Registration and licensure with Pharmacists Council of Nigeria

Experience:

  • At least 3-5 years relevant experience in a fast-paced organization.
  • Cognate Experience in a Hospital is an added advantage

Key Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Proficiency with use of billing software and other relevant accounting software
  • Ability to multitask and function in a high-pressure environment.
  • Good analytical and numerate skills
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer Care, communication, and public relation skills
  • Articulate, cordial, hospitable, and pleasant personality.
  • Good people management
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Prioritizing and problem-solving ability
  • Dedicated to excellence and quality.
  • Adequate Computer Skills (Microsoft Office Tools, e.g., Excel, Word, Power Point).