Ghana Cocoa Board
Accra Kumasi Debiso and Tafo
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
• To assist the pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical care to patients.
• 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
• 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:
P. O. Box 933
Closing Date: 23 November, 2015