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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Pharmacist Job at Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Pharmacist [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Science , Category: Health Professionals ]

Jobs at: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU)

Deadline of this Job:
24th May 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 24th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for people with disability in Uganda (CoRSU) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported
by CBM (Christian Blind Mission).
CoRSU provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children as well as adults with disability.
CoRSU Hospital is urgently looking for young and dynamic potential professionals
in the following fields:
Position: Pharmacist
Department: Medical Directorate
Reports to: Medical Director
Overall job objective:
The job holder is responsible for supervising the operations of the pharmacy, establishing, formulating, implementing and reviewing procedures relating to pharmaceuticals and medical consumables. Monitors and supervises on the rational use of medicines. Supervises the safe storage of pharmaceuticals in pharmacy, stores and in other departments, ensuring availability at all times of quality, safe, efficacious and cost- effective medicines and health supplies in the hospital. guidance on adherence to professional and national guidelines..

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• In charge of Administrative and Technical Services of the Pharmacy Department.
• Oversee and direct the work of pharmacy technicians and theatre stores assistant.
• Establishing, formulating, implementing and reviewing procedures and systems related to pharmaceuticals.
• Takes part in drug procurement and disposal, inventory management, medicines monitoring, research and licensing.
• Reviewing operations of the pharmacy for compliance with policies, laws and regulations and controlling the pharmacy’s budget.
• Monitoring and controlling of Antibiotics, Narcotics and precursor drugs according
• to the relevant legislation by ensuring compliance of all procedures relating to Antibiotics and Narcotics.
• Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in pharmaceutical care.
• Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders.
• Counsels patients on how and when to take a prescribed medicine and inform them about potential side effects they may experience from taking the medicine.
• Supervises the preparation of extemporaneous preparations.
• Writes reports on operational matters, medication usage and budgetary matters, as required.
• Ensure all staff in the department are proficient to complete their tasks.
• Continuous coordination, and update of the hospital formulary list

University degree in Pharmacy, registration by the pharmacy board ministry of health and active member of the pharmaceutical society of Uganda

Job Qualification: Not Specified

• Good computer knowledge and skills, knowledge in excel application.
• Excellent communication, presentation and pharmaceutical care skills.
• Knowledge of local languages
• At least one-year experience as a hospital pharmacist.
• Experience in supply chain management, licensing, working in the NGO/Not-for-Profit hospital an advantage).
• Understanding of import and export procedures of National Drug Authority

Job application procedure
Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resource, CoRSU Hospital
P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to .
Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews. The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 24 th May, 2019.
Qualified persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

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