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Monday, October 16, 2017

Pharmacist at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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-Nigeria currently operates in states including; Benue, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross River, Anambra and supports 62 clinic sites country wide. 

The organization now seeks to hire highly competent, dynamic and experienced person to fill the positions of:

Job Title: Pharmacist

Req No: 2017-6441
Location: Nasarawa Clinic 
Category: Healthcare Center Operations
Type: Regular Full-Time

  • Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you?
  • Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?
  • If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • 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;
  • Ensure completion and submission of accurate and auditable monthly drug reports from clinic and outposts.
  • Collaborate with the Pharmacist at the central office to ensure there is adequate stock of Pharmaceuticals at the sites.
  • Update Pharmacy Services Database on a monthly basis for assigned AHF sites.
  • Represent AHF Nigeria at State Drug Logistics Meetings organized by the Ministry of Health.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Education And Experience:
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree (B.Pharm.)
  • Experience in logistics management of drugs, preferably in an NGO
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar position
  • Must possess a valid license to practice as a Pharmacist.
Communication Skills:
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate drug information to patients.
  • Ability to communicate with other healthcare personnel in a professional manner.
  • Effective public speaking skills.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
  • Must be duly registered with the Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria, with a current annual practicing license.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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