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PHARMACIST II

  • Location:
    NORTH CENTRAL - CUREPE, MT HOPE, SAN JUAN NORTH CENTRAL - CUREPE, MT HOPE, SAN JUAN NORTH CENTRAL - CUREPE, MT HOPE, SAN JUAN NORTH CENTRAL - CUREPE, MT HOPE, SAN JUAN
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    MEDICAL, NURSING, PHARMACY, HEALTH
  • Deadline:
    June 10, 2019

                  

                  

Vacancy

Applications are invited for suitably qualified persons to fill the following position at the North-Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA).

PHARMACIST II

The incumbent will be responsible for the operations of a dispensary in a moderate-sized hospital or health centre(s). To perform dispensary duties where work involves a variety of duties including supervision of ordering, issuing and maintenance of an adequate supply of stocks.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensures prescription fulfils legal requirements as to content e.g. patient’s name, doctor’s signature, etc.
  • Ensures prescriptions are valid, e.g. not counterfeit, not expired etc.
  • Ensures medicines do not pose a direct danger to patient as a result of over dosage.
  • Ensures medicines do not pose an indirect danger to the patient as a result of interaction among those prescribed, as well as others the patient may have been taking.
  • Ensures medicines do not pose indirect danger to the patient as a result of his/her medical conditions, e.g. pregnancy, other existing illness.
  • Ensures medicines do not pose an indirect danger to the patient by reason of food interactions.
  • Writes and affix labels for medicine packages.
  • Where medications are not available, ensure that patients has approved document to purchase, or otherwise access such medication at another institution.
  • Where an antibiotic, narcotic or controlled drug is dispensed, ensure that the records are updated.
  • Reviews requests from Department.
  • Ensures medicines requested are valid supplies for that particular department.
  • Inspects department to facilitate proper stock control, e.g. prevent overstocking, expiration etc.
  • Compounds specific preparations for immediate filling of prescriptions as necessary.
  • Counsels patients on correct use of medications, desired effects and side effects.
  • Procures pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceuticals from NIPDEC including writing requisitions and placement of phone calls and faxing order to suppliers.
  • Complies listings of all expired or obsolete items on required forms for destruction after audit.
  • Organises regular education seminars for benefit of patients and staff.
  • Prepares list of items currently available at pharmacy to doctors on a weekly basis.
  • Maintains a statistical record of number of prescriptions filed and compile date of prescriptions on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepares daily statistics for quarterly submission to the organisational relationship and the Ministry of Health.
  • Ensures that the laws are complied with (Food & Drug Act, Antibiotic Act, Dangerous Drugs Act and Pharmacy Board Act).
  • Evaluates and enhance internal controls to improve operational efficiency.

Minimum Qualifications, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized University.
  • Current practicing certificate from the Pharmacy Board of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Experience in the field for a least three (3) years working knowledge in procuring supplies and inventory control.

 

*Certificates acquired at foreign universities MUST be supported by certified transcripts as well as evidence that the completed programme is accredited in Trinidad and Tobago.

 

Applications must be submitted along with Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates by

June 10, 2019 to:

 

Office of the General Manager, Human Resources

North-Central Regional Health Authority

Building # 39, Third Floor

Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex

Champs Fleurs

OR

E-mail: employment@ncrha.co.tt

 Unsuitable/late applications will not be acknowledged.

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