Fresher Pharmacy Technician Non-profit Jobs – Medical Teams International (MTI)


Organization: Medical
Teams International (MTI)

Duty Station: 

About US:

Medical Teams
International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development
organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break
barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world”. MTI-UG has
operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive
Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

Job Summary:   The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible
for providing technical supervision related to the safe, effective and cost
efficient use of medicines in all regional health facilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work in close collaboration with Store Officer, responsible for
    monitoring inventory and stock levels in Unit 4 ERP system to ensure
    appropriate stock levels, anticipate stock outs and advise on actions to
    be taken; support Procurement team in planning and issuing of requisitions
    to avoid stock out of medicines
  • Support in preparing requisitions for orders of medical and drug
    material to ensure an efficient and appropriate consumption pattern under
    budget constraints
  • In close collaboration with the Store Officer, ensure adherence to
    MTI and donor policies and procedures on storage, stock management and
    supply such that proper medicine storage conditions are maintained,
    including pest control, temperature, humidity and light exposure
  • Train Store personnel on drug families, usage and recommendations
    for storage, especially with regards to cold chain items and controlled
  • Monitor prescriptions to ensure that correct medications are being
    prescribed, adherence to clinical guidelines and the rational use of
    medicines; conduct related trainings for clinical staff
  • Check prescription logs at Health Facility and ensure that complete
    documentation of transfer of drugs from Health Facility store is available
  • Analyse monthly stock report in close collaboration with Medical
    Coordinator and Store Officer to ensure all essential medicines are
    available and to verify over or under usage of specific medicines each
    month; collaborate with Pharmacy Technicians from other locations on
    transfer of medicines to avoid stock outs and reduce overstocks
  • Produce monthly stock out report and share information with Health
    Facilities including recommendations for alternatives
  • Assure respect of order cycles on Health Facility level
  • Generate average monthly consumption and regularly review with
    Medical Coordinator
  • Issue donations of overstock drugs as advised by Medical Coordinator
  • Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level
    of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Medical Teams International (MTI) Pharmacy
    Technician job must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
  • Valid practising license is required
  • At least two years of experience in a community or hospital pharmacy
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
  • In-depth technical knowledge of pharmacy including purchasing,
    dispensing and       aseptic
  • In-depth knowledge of pharmacy policies and procedures, including
    safe and secure handling of medicine
  • Knowledge of computerized pharmacy systems or ERP systems
  • Ability to be proactive and take responsibility for own work
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others as a member of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient  information and adhere to
    professional code of conduct
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to  the MTI Code of Conduct

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should email their application letters and
Curriculum Vitae including work related references to;

Only online
applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have
fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such
as MS Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped
files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please clearly indicate the Position Title and Location you are applying for.
Do not attach your Academic Transcripts. They will be requested if you are
short listed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal
opportunity employer.

Deadline: 16th August 2019 by 5:00pm

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