2 No Experience Pharmacy Technician USAID Project Job Placements – Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital

Title:          Pharmacy Technician (2 Job
Organization: Mbarara
Regional Referral Hospital
Project Name: USAID
Duty Station:
Mbarara, Uganda
About US:
Mbarara Regional
Referral Hospital has received a grant from EGPAF under the USAID RHITES-SW
project to support implementation of integrated health services, including
quality maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, malaria and child development
services at the hospital.
Job Summary:
The Pharmacy Technician will primarily ensure rational giving out and use of
drugs at the pharmacy and to provide effective supply chain of the drugs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Dispenses drugs to the patients
  • Compound and pack medications for patients in the clinics
  • Carries out adherence monitoring at pharmacy level
  • Quantifies needs at the dispensing level.
  • Provides drug related counselling to patients
    and identifies treatment technicalities (drug interactions, treatment
    mismatch, etc).
  • Keeps a record of all pharmacy appointments and missed appointments
    for patients on ART
  • Carries out data entry at pharmacy level
  • Responsible for electronic planning data entry and management
  • Participates in patient review meetings with the clinicians
  • Performs any other relevant duty as may be assigned by the
    pharmacist from time to time.
Key Result Areas: 
  • Drugs given out to all registered patients in the clinic
  • Accurate information generated on patients and drug consumption.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy or Dispensing from an
    institution recognized by the Pharmaceutical society of Uganda (PSU).
  • The applicants must be registered with the allied medical council
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues in Uganda
  • Knowledgeable in planning and budgeting for medicines and pharmacist
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Experience in handling ARVs.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Empathy
  • Patience
  • Emotional Control
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications to: The Hospital Director, Mbarara regional
Referral Hospital, P.O. Box 40, Mbarara or deliver them to the hospital
registry. Applications should include cover letter, curriculum vitae,
photocopies of certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials and
contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants must clearly
indicate on the application letter which position they have applied for their
contact addresses and telephone numbers.
Email to:
mbararareferral2018@gmail.com, mreferral.hospital@gmail.com
Deadline: 8th June 2018
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