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Pharmacy Dispenser

Cure Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 23, 2022.

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# Job Description

To ensure that all medical supplies are dispensed in a safe environment and in
compliance with the ministry of health regulations.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Requisitions medical supplies from the main store for the medical stores
and DHO’s office
• Makes timely requisition twice a week
• Monitors drug usage on both Ward and I.C.U
• Monitor drug expires
• Makes recommendations for medical needs to the procurement office.
• Gives feedback to the procurement office on the quality of the medical
• Acts as a middle man between the medical term and procurement office.
• Makes timely requisitions to the DHO’s office/ Mable City health Office for
some of the inessential drugs that are provided by the gov’t
• Dispense Medical Supplies
• Issues requisitioned medical supplies to the Ward, Intensive Care Unit,
Operating Room and Out Patients Clinic.
• Dispenses prescribed medications to discharged and OPD patients.
• Regularly updates the physicians and in charges on the availability of new
drugs and shock.
• Ensures that the medications do not expire before use by practicing the FEFO
method First to Expire First Out.
• Promotes cost effectiveness and responsible use of hospital supplies.
• Monitor medical supplies
• Maintains optimum stock levels for the efficient operations of the hospital.
• Maintains the medical stores in a clean and systematic order labeling all
shelves and cabinets
• Works with the Inventory Assistant in disposing of medications according to
the CHU disposal guidelines
• Makes reports to on drugs that are no longer in use or not frequently used
as necessary
• Immunization
• Maintains updated immunization records
• Maintains and observes the cold chain protocol
• Makes timely requisitions to the DHO’s office for vaccine
• Patient and Staff care
• Demonstrates respect for patients and their families regardless of tribal
origin, gender, race, religion, disease process, or financial status.
• Demonstrates a caring, Christ-like attitude toward staff, patients, and
their families.
• Demonstrates a positive rapport and cooperative work relationship with
• Record Keeping
• Maintains confidentiality of all CURE patient records and only discusses
patient data that is pertinent to the involved health care provider.
Nonspecific patient information may be used for purposes of quality assurance.
• Updates stock records in the medical store on a daily basis
• Gives reports on stock levels every Monday morning of every week and at the
end of every month to the N/M’s office
• Communication
• Communicates effectively with other disciplines within the facility to
ensure a continuum of patient care.
• Acts as a communication link between the medical services and
procurement/inventory office
• Spiritual Ministry
• Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.
• Occupation Health and Safety
• All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to
themselves, other staff members or customers.
• Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their
own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as
• Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-
being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where
• Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of
concern when identified.
• Other duties
• Other official related duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

Essential Qualifications
• Completed a Diploma in Pharmacy Dispenser
• Possess a current certificate from Allied Health
• Good knowledge of general scientific principles, practices, specialized
techniques used in the practice of Pharmacy dispensing
• High degree of integrity and professional values.
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Essential Skills
• Maintains open communication with members of various levels of management.
• Good teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Good oral and written communication and presentation skills
• High level planning and organizational skills including efficient and
effective time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
• Essential Experience and knowledge
• At least one-year experience in or demonstrated ability and desire to learn
and embrace new ideas.
• Essential personal attributes and aptitudes
• Positive attitude
• Adherence to Christian ethos
• Innovative and independent thinker
• Exhibit high qualities of honesty and integrity when handling hospital
• Considers education a valuable part of the job for her/him and staff members
• Ability to establish priorities and proceed with objectives without
• Desirable
• Experience and/or knowledge of the operations of NGOs.

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