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Pharmacist Assistant – POTENTIA NAMIBIA

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The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting ART Management at district, regional and facility levels, ensuring availability of ARV’s and other pharmaceutical commodities in the region and at district level. You will liaise with District and Regional Pharmacists on commodity and logistics management.

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Omusati region|Onaanda Clinic

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting ART Management at district, regional and facility levels, ensuring availability of ARV’s and other pharmaceutical commodities in the region and at district level. You will liaise with District and Regional Pharmacists on commodity and logistics management.

Key focus areas:
• Ensure continuous availability of ARV’s and other pharmaceutical commodities at the facility (hospitals/clinics). • Timely ordering, receiving of HIV/TB pharmaceutical commodities. Verification of received orders. • Maintain pharmacy inventory (tracking expiry dates, removing of expired medicine from shelves, FEFO principle, checking medicine integrity, etc.). • Pre-pack, assemble, and label medicine. • Ensure that ARVs and other pharmaceutical commodities are stored according to appropriate prescribed conditions for medicine storage. • Dispensing to ART patients and data capturing using available tools. • Patient counselling/information on obvious medicine side effects. • Instructing ART patients on how to take/use medicine as per Doctor’s prescription and in line with ART guidelines. • Supply and deliver ARV medicines to other dispensing points, such as; NIMART sites and Community Based ART (CBART) sites. • Answering patients’ questions regarding medicine, both face-to-face and telephonically. • Collaborate with other ART clinical team members (Pharmacists, Doctors, Nurses, Data Clerks, etc.) regarding the delivery of HIV treatment and care services. • Participate in the development of district/regional budgets, plans, and compilation of monthly and annual ART reports. • Work closely with Data Clerks to validate EDT and EPMs data. • Collaborate with other Health Care Workers regarding service delivery as well as with MoHSS partners working in the HIV response sector. • Participate in Training and Technical Supervisory Support visits with other members of the clinical teams. • Serve as a link between the facility pharmacy and the District/Regional Pharmacist for ART pharmaceutical services. • Support the roll-out and use of Electronic Dispensing Tool according to ART treatment guidelines. • Perform other lawful and reasonable duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum requirements:
• A Diploma/Certificate in Pharmaceutical Technology. • Registration with the Pharmacy Council of Namibia, either as a Pharmacist Assistant or Pharmacy Technician and current valid Pharmacist Assistant practicing card. • Knowledge and experience of using the ART Electronic Dispensing Tool. • Preference will be given to Namibian citizens.

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

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Closing Date: 11 April 2022

 

– Only electronic applications and CVs submitted via the Potentia website will be accepted. All suitably qualified Namibians are encouraged to apply. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you are not contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date. Please note that our partner reserves the right to only employ individuals who fall within their retirement age guidelines and policies. Our client also reserves the right not to make any employment offer or appointment.

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