Job Vacancy For Assistant Dispensing Technologist At Ghana Cocoa Board (Accra, Kumasi,Debiso and Tafo)



Job Title: Assistant Dispensing Technologist
Grade: Assistant Officer
Responsible to: Pharmacist
Accountable to: Chief Pharmacist
Department: Medical

Job Purpose:

•   To assist the pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical care to patients.

Responsibilities:

•   Fills in prescriptions and assists pharmacist to perform counter dispensing.
•   Compute charges for medications and other consumables to be dispensed to patients and enter data in computer.
•   Prepares and processes medical insurance claim forms and records.
•   Assists pharmacist to process medicines orders for supply to the pharmacy.
•   Monitors the shelf life of medicines in the pharmacy (and keeps up-to-date records) and reports to the pharmacist.
•   Deliver medications and other consumables to various unit - ward, theater. treatment room, etc
•   Assist in the in-house compounding of pharmaceuticals.
•   Supervises the cleaning of equipment/ facilities used at the pharmacy.
•   Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   HND (Dispensing Technology)
•   3 years post qualification experience

Knowledge     

•   Ability to dispense and compound in-house pharmaceuticals.
•   knowledge of in-patients and out-patients prescription filling.
•   Ability to label prescriptions
•   Ability to keep records
•   Ability to determine shelf life of products
•   Must be abreast with new trends in the smooth-running of pharmacy, e.g. ability to use ICT to process prescriptions, monitor stocks.
•   Understanding of confidentiality and data protection issues.
•   Health and Safety
•   Good basic knowledge of radiographic techniques

Competencies & Skills

•   Good communication skills.
•   Good interpersonal skills
•   Time management
•   Organizational skills
•   Work as part of team
•   Good administrative skills
•   Work on own initiative.

Personal Characteristics And Other

•   Must be emotionally stable
•   Must be innovation
•   High mental alertness
•   Must be a good communicator and affable

Location: Accra, Kumasi,Debiso and Tafo

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should send their applications and Curriculum Vitae (including photocopies of all relevant certificates) to the following address:

The Director
Human Resource
P. O. Box 933
Accra    

Closing Date: 23 November, 2015
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