Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant

Fixed-Term Contract

Position Summary

The Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant will be supported by OPHID and seconded to OI/ART departments within the MOHCC Health facilities to improve and optimize DSD models such as Fast Track. The Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant will be assigned to work at the heath facility under the guidance and technical supervision of the Sister-in-Charge and supported by the Pharmacist within the district.

Key Responsibilities

Dispense correct medication including Anti-Retroviral (ART) to clients visiting a health facility. Assist in the provision of quality care, treatment, monitoring and enhanced adherence of clients to treatments provided as per protocol. Facilitate ART refills, Prompt collection and dispatch of client prescriptions. Correct and accurate assembling and labelling of prescriptions. Prompt and complete processing of dispensary requirements from stores at agreed reorder levels. Prompt response to queries and enquiries; Complete and temperature and humidity data logs daily. Assist with the routine and emergency ordering of medicines including ARVs and TPT medicines. Assist with conducting physical counts and maintaining accurate stock cards at all times.

Person Specification

A Certificate in Dispensing or equivalent; 5 O- level passes including Mathematics & English Language; At least one year working experience as a Dispensary Assistant; Excellent customer service skills; Analytical and attention to detail.

To apply

Step 1: Click here  to complete the Application Form.

Step 2: Submit your cv, certificates and application letter via email to [email protected] clearly indicating the position you are applying for on the subject of the email.

OPHID and its Consortium partners are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, political affiliation, religion, tribe, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, health status (including HIV status) or age.

OPHID does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, technical test, oral interviews, processing, training, or any other fees).

While OPHID may from time to time engage external consultants for the facilitation of the recruitment process, only OPHID has the right to offer employment to candidates. No third parties have been authorised to offer employment on behalf of OPHID.

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to. If you do not receive any communication within a month from the date of closing, consider your application as unsuccessful.

NB. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio of content previously created, and will go through a content creation technical assessment.

Deadline: 1600 hours, 25 September 2023.