Healing Care Medical Centre
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Pharmacy Technologist

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Healing Care Medical Centre, located in Mazabuka, is a newly established private medical facility providing various healthcare services including out-patient consultations, antenatal services, comprehensive laboratory services, to mention but a few.

We are looking to employ a Pharmacy Technologist:

The Pharmacy Technologist will be responsible for the provision of quality pharmaceutical services to clients who visit the facility. He/she will work closely with other staff of various specialties to provide high quality health services to patients.

Education Requirements:

  • Must be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
  • Must be fully registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia and must possess a valid practicing license
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience at a busy facility
  • Trainings in pharmacovigilance and HIV drug management will be an added advantage but not a requirement

General Expectations:

  • Must be proactive, honest, trustworthy and conduct themselves in a professional manner both during and after working hours.
  • Must be respectful to all facility staff and maintain a healthy relationship with them.
  • Must treat ALL patients with the utmost respect.
  • All medical information is to be kept confidential at all times.

Key Roles:

  • Able to appropriately dispense medicines and provide adequate information to patients regarding dispensed drugs
  • Able to pack and dispense drugs according to the FIFO/FEFO rule
  • Must be able to evaluate patient’s drug-related needs by determining indications, safety and effectiveness of therapy
  • Be available for duty on rostered shifts, weekends and in case of emergencies if need be
  • Ensure that patient care documentation is accurate
  • Must understand the importance of pharmacovigilance and know how to process a case
  • Must ensure compliance with good pharmacy and dispensing practices
  • Must be able to implement strategies to effectively manage stock to ensure availability, quality and safety of pharmaceutical commodities in the hospital
  • Must be able to manage stock of pharmaceutical supplies in the facility
  • Ensure that proper handover procedures at points of shift change to promote continuity of patient care
  • Able to recommend strategies to improve patient care
  • Compile monthly statistics and reports which are to be timely submitted to supervisor
  • Must be ready to perform other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor

Other Qualities & Skills:

  • Strong IT skills especially in usage of Microsoft Office software
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be able to operate well under pressure

Salary:

Competitive Package

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the job requirements can send their applications to with the following attachments:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Professional qualifications
  • Relevant training certificates
  • HPCZ Registration and valid practicing license
  • Copy of the National Registration Card and/or passport
Application deadline
15 Sep 15:58