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Thursday, 16 July 2020

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Recruitment for Pharmacy Technician

Company Description:
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Healthcare Foundation is registered in Nigeria as Foundation for AIDS Care Prevention and Advocacy but collectively referred to as AHF Nigeria. AHF Nigeria works in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health to provide free HIV/AIDS services; HIV prevention and treatment (ART), capacity building and advocacy in resource constrained settings.
AHF-Nigeiia currently operates in 7 states including Benue, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross River, Anambra, Akwa Ibom and supports numerous clinics country wide.
The organization now seeks to hire highly competent, dynamic and experienced persons to fill the regular full time position below:
Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
Location: FCT Abuja
Report to: Operations Manager
Job Summary
  • The Pharmacy Technician will work together with the Pharmacist in the State to ensure implementation of pharmacy best practices, quality improvement of pharmacy services, rational drug use, and logistics management of anti-retroviral drugs and drugs for opportunistic infections in assigned clinics and outposts
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs a monthly stock count of pharmaceuticals at the clinic store and outpost stores;
  • Supervises the pre-dispensing of prescriptions for clients who are down referred to PHC sites;
  • Ensures completion and submission of accurate and auditable monthly drug reports from clinic and outposts.
  • Collaborates with the Pharmacist at the central office to ensure there is adequate stock of Pharmaceuticals at the sites.
  • Updates Pharmacy Services Database on a monthly basis for assigned AHF sites.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Answers questions and provides information to patients and providers on drug interactions, side effects, adverse drug reactions, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
  • Counsels patients on medication adherence.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs
  • Manages appropriate data collection, such as client name, prescribed medication and cost, to maintain pharmacy files, charge system, and drug inventory through mentorship of staff at clinics and outposts.
Education and Experience
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in HIV / AIDS Pharmacy Programs.
  • Experience in logistics management of drugs, preferably in an NGO
  • Proficiency in computer operations (Use of MS Excel, Word etc)
  • At least a Diploma from the School of Health Technology with a valid license to practice as a Pharmacy Technician.
Application Closing Date
30th July, 2020; 5:00PM
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications (CV and Cover Letter as one document) to: globahr.africa@aidshealth.org Kindly indicate the "Position and location" you are applying for as the subject of the email.
Note
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Also your application document must be saved in your full name preferably in MS Word format
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

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