Pharmacists & Pharmacy Assistants

Job Responsibilities:

·         Restores and promote patient's health by attending to the patient's needs

·         Collaborates with physicians and multi-disciplinary team members

·         Provides physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families

·         Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with medical practitioners,

          nursing staff, patients and their families

·         Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual

          support to patients, friends, and families

·         Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards, measuring health outcomes against

          patient care goals and hospital or regulatory standards

·         Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multi-disciplinary steam strategies

·         Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations

·         Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; medication

          administration and storage procedures; and controlled substance regulations

·         Following correct dispensing practices and adhering to Namibian Pharmaceutical laws and

          regulations

·         Maintains continuity among multi-disciplinary teams by documenting and communication actions,

          irregularities, and continuing needs

·         Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

·         Maintains medication and hospital supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level

          (stock control)

·         Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and

          participating in professional societies

·         Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information and

          participating in team problem-solving methods

·         Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results needed

 

Qualifications/Skills:

·         Clinical skills

·         Good inter-personal skills

·         Physiological knowledge

·         Stock control and procurement knowledge

·         Medication dosages and interactions

·         Medical teamwork

·         Multitasking, listening, and verbal communication

·         Health promotion and maintenance

·         Time management

·         Organizational skills

·         Working and striving under pressure

 

​Minimum requirements:

​Pharmacy working-hours are Monday - Friday, with weeknight and weekend on-call rosters.  Pharmacy staff rotates between Hospital and Retail Pharmacies

·         A relevant Degree as Pharmacist or diploma as Pharmacist Assistant

·         Minimum 2 years clinical experience

·         Working experience within Private Healthcare institution advantageous

·         Strong organizational skills & leadership skills

·         Proven work ethic and ability to work under pressure

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with

          medical practitioners, patients and colleagues

·         Fluency in English. Additional languages will be an advantage

·         Demonstrable evidence of IT skills

·         Current registration with the Health Professions Council of Namibia

·         Namibian citizenship or residency status