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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Dispenser Job at Uganda Cancer Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Jobs at:
Uganda Cancer Institute

Deadline of this Job:
31st August 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 13th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


Mandated by the Uganda Cancer Institute Act of 2016, the UCI is an autonomous body, with the mandate to, among others, undertake and coordinate the management of cancer and cancer-related diseases in Uganda. it is critical to the evolution of a National Centre of Excellence, providing specialized treatment and care for all types of cancer using all the available subspecialty expertise possible, as well as engineering oncology-centered research and training.

Post: Dispenser
No. of Vacancies: 01
Salary Scale: U5
Reports to: Pharmacist
Qualifications and experience
  • Must have a Diploma in Pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council
Duties and responsibilities
  • Compound drugs and give out medicines
  • Prepare sterile and pyrogen free infusions
  • Advise patients and attendants on the proper use and storage of medicine
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of qualities of compounded medicines
  • Classify drugs and keep appropriate records
  • Advise clinicians on prescriptions
  • Participate in planning and budgeting for the unit and account for the allocated resources
  • Participate in primary healthcare activities and research
  • Continuously assess performance of Laboratory staff and complete their performance forms
  • Ensure that equipment is functional and well maintained
  • Compiling and submitting periodic reports
  • Carrying out any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time..

Job application procedure
Uganda Cancer institute therefore seeks to recruit suitably qualified, self-driven, result oriented, dynamic and competent Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions. Interested persons should address their applications including copies of their academic, professional transcripts, certificates, curriculum vitae, and employment records to the Executive Director Uganda Cancer Institute, P.O Box 3935 Kampala.
The applications should be delivered to the Registry on Administrative Block. The deadline for receiving the applications is 31st August 2018. You can also download the same advert from the Institute's website: