AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

Req No 
2017-6675
Job Locations 
Lesotho-Maseru
Category 
Healthcare
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

WHO WE ARE

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Assist and monitor in the issuing of pharmaceutical stocks/products and assist is issuing prescribed items.
  2. Prepare documentation, materials, components and other items for the preparation of aseptic products including assembly of prescribed items.
  3. Receive prescriptions from individual clients including clinicians and dispense the prescribed medicines accordingly.
  4. Receive pharmaceutical stock, verify record and enter stock on the stock cards with appropriate accuracy and maintain the pharmaceutical stock cards.
  5. Undertake an in-process accuracy check of assembled prescribed items prior to the final accuracy check (stock inventory)
  6. Ensure routine pharmaceutical stock update including making periodic timely drug orders to the relevant authorities.
  7. Be able to collaborate with other internal and external health professionals including the allied bodies.
  8. Full knowledge of the law and regulations pertaining to dispensing; ensure accurate dispensing of prescribed medications.
  9. Have good written and verbal communication skills including being computer literate i.e. micro excel and word. Ensure an understanding of the challenges facing dispensing practices and be able to generate pharmacy period reports to the program pharmacist and the site captain.
  10. Be able to coach and mentor other clinic staff directly under him/her, conduct CMEs on the most recent pharmaceutical products including explaining the adverse effects to the clinical team and clients.
  11. Demonstrable experience of communicating and liaising politely and positively with internal and external customers – face to face and on the telephone (essential)
  12. Able to maintain, input and monitor information on computer systems – such Microsoft Office Applications (desirable)
  13. Excellent time management – i.e. ability to work effectively and accurately to strict deadlines and timelines (essential)

Able to make decisions under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and a positive communication style (essential) Able to make self-available to staff whilst main