Fresher Dispensing Nurse Jobs – Lifelink Medical Centre

Job Title:  Dispensing Nurse (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Lifelink Medical Centre

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Dispensary/Pharmacist


About US:

LifeLink Medical Group is a private medical establishment, initially founded as Lifelink Medical Centre in 2008 with  a  goal of   bringing  superior but affordable medical  services, closer  to  the people. Currently running a hospital in Namugongo, and an urban clinic in Ntinda. LifeLink offers both  general  and specialist  health  services  in  a  sparkly,  friendly  and  well-supervised  environment.


Job Summary:   The Dispensing Nurse will dispense drugs as required by patients.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assessing drug supplies and medical needs of the dispensary/pharmacy
  • Making daily dispensary/pharmacy requisitions for drugs from main store which are running out of stock or which are required by patients or other departments served by pharmacy/dispensary.
  • Receiving stock into the dispensary/pharmacy by ensuring the right drugs, quality, quantity, and batch are received in addition to other requirements as per national drug authority requirement.
  • Ensuring drugs as correctly arranged on shelves according to their classification and FEFO rule.
  • Daily dusting of drugs and shelves and clean working environment.
  • Daily record of temperature for the cold chain items is done.
  • Filling of patient prescriptions both insurance and out patients. Proper filing of insurance forms and ensuring the right drug is given to the right insurance company.
  • Giving right drug information to patients while dispensing of drugs including side effects, contraindications, and frequency on when to take medications, precautions to be taken and any relevant information regarding the drugs taken.
  • Ensuring all drugs sold out are posted in the system and transfers posted to the different departments served.
  • Ensuring drug expiries are checked on a regular basis and every time a prescription is filled for a patient. Items with short expiry to be sorted out and dispensed first.
  • Make a daily report on returned drug items, ensure items is returned in system incase not taken and in good shape.
  • Monthly stock taking of stock in the dispensary/pharmacy.
  • Monitoring of room temperature in dispensary/pharmacy and making adjustment as required.
  • Record any adverse effects reported about a drug and report to the pharmacist.
  • Ensure drugs and medical supplies tally between the system stock balance and physical balance at all times.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma or a Certificate in Nursing or Pharmacy from a recognized institution
  • At least one year of working experience in a medical facility
  • Valid practicing license and registration certificate from the Nurses and Midwives council or from Allied Professional Council or Pharmaceutical society with an impressive track record.
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Medical knowledge
  • Ability to use basic computer software.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills using the team work concept.
  • Careful and analytical approach to work.
  • Sympathetic, supportive and professional approach to patients.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Able to learn independently.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Possess physical stamina.


How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, updated CV and academic documents to


Deadline: 30th November 2023


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Date Posted 2023-11-13
Valid Through 2023-11-30
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Lifelink Medical Centre
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda