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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Dispenser Job at Health Service Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Health Service Commission

Deadline of this Job:
not later than November 17th 2017

Duty Station:
Arua, Uganda

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Job details:
Post: Dispenser
Reference: HRM 72/173/27 Unicef
Salary Scale: U5
Reports to: Senior Dispener
Must have a Diploma in Pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compound drugs and give out medicines to patients.
  • Prepare sterile and pathogens free infusions.
  • Advise patients and attendants in the proper use and storage of medicines.
  • Carry out regular equipment servicing and ensure that they are functional.
  • identify and classify drugs and keep stock.
  • Participate in training of students and other health workers.
  • Compile reports on drugs usage and submit to the Senior Dispenser.
  • Adhere to the professional code of conduct and ethics.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applications to fill the Ministry of Health vacant posts tenable at Arua Regional Referral Hospital under the UNICEF Project.
Applications should be filled in triplicate on PS Form 3 (Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission at Plot No.1 Pilkington Road, Workers House, 3rd Flour (Northern Wing) or through P.O Box 7452, Kampala; to be received not later than November 17th 2017.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices or can be down loaded from the Commission's website on ,
For details of each post including person and job specifications, applicants should access and/or download the advert on the Commission's website.
Applicants should strictly adhere to the following requirements to avoid disqualifications:
1. Complete all parts of the application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008) and submit three (3) copies. Each applicant should apply for only one (1) vacancy.
2. On each application form the following must be attached;
  • Recent and original passport size photograph."
  • Copies of the academic and professional certificates.
  • Copies of letters of appointment, plus confirmation letters as it may apply. all Copies of Registration Certificates and a valid Practicing Licenses for Health Workers who are required by law to register with the relevant Professional councils.
  • Copy of National Identification Card.
3. it is emphasized that:
  • All application forms should beat the name of the Institution, title of the post and its reference number
  • Applicants must state clearly on the application forms their contact addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.
  • Serving Officers must not apply,
  • Only shortlisted candidates will he contacted,
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates at the interview. Candidate who will present forged certificates are to be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.
  • Health Workers on training exceeding three (3) months should not apply.
4, All services of the Health Service Commission are provided free of charge and equal opportunity is given to all qualified applicants. Please report any form of solicitation to the Secretary; Health Service Commission on Telephone No. 0414-254378 or email