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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Pharmacist (Mbarara Regional Cancer Center) Job at Uganda Cancer Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Pharmacist (Mbarara Regional Cancer Center) 

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: Pharmacist (Mbarara Regional Cancer Center)
No. of Vacancies: 01
Salary Scale: U4
Reports to: Senior Pharmacist

Qualifications and experience
  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized University or institution.
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy Board
  • Postgraduate training in pharmacy is an added advantage
Duties and responsibilities
  • Requisitions and ensures that supplies are available
  • Advises and updates clinicians on prescriptions
  • Liaises with ward management in ensuring that medicines are properly recorded and stored
  • Participates in planning and budgeting for the pharmacy unit and accounts for medicines.
  • Participates in drugs and clinically related research
  • Compiles reports to the Senior Pharmacist
  • Ensures equipment is functional and well maintained
  • Liaises with National Drug Authority in ensuring that all medicines conform to prescribed standards
  • Advises patients and communities on the proper use and storage of drugs
  • imparts knowledge and skills to health students and staff
  • Compiles and submits reports to the Senior Pharmacist
  • Carrying out any other duties as may be 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: