Job Vacancy For Director of Pharmacy



Job summary / Purpose

• Under the supervision of the Chief Executive, the overall functions of the Director of Pharmacy shall be to ensure the delivery of pharmaceutical services and provide technical advise on pharmaceutical matters in the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for management and ensure the maintenance of pharmaceutical, standards through monitoring, research, policy development and implementation within the hospital

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide pharmaceutical advice to the Chief Executive
• Be responsible for the provision of good quality pharmaceutical services in the hospital
• Ensure that policies and developed for the effective and efficient provision of pharmaceutical services in the hospital
• Advise on human resource matters relating to pharmacy practice within the hospital
• Ensure the regular monitoring of standards of phamecutical services within the hospital
• Hold regular review meetings with pharmacy staff and managers
• Ensure the promotion and monitoring of Rational use of Medicines (RUM) within the Hospital
• Ensure the establishment and effective functioning of medicines and therpatic committees at the various levels within the hospital
• Submit portofio and timely reports on pharmaceutical activities within the Hospital to the Chief Executive
• Work in collaboration with other stakeholders in the health sector in the foundation of health sector reforms and policies
• Provide technical advise for procurement of medicines and other pharmaceuticals
• Promote the establishment of Medicine information services in the hospital
• Coordinate research and development activities in the provisions of pharmaceutical services
• Ensure preparation of plans and budgets for the pharmacy department
• Prepare and submit periodic reports on the pharmaceutical services of the national level
• Identify and undertake any cost improvement measures as required
• Promote a positive image for the hospital
• Provide leadership and mentorship to inspire pharmacists and other pharmacy staff for professional development

Qualification Required & Experience

• Postgraduate qualification (Masters degree or equivalent) in the relevant area of pharmacy practice.
• Registered and in good standing with the the pharmacy council of Ghana
• Fellow of the Ghana college of pharmacists or its equivalent will be an advantage
• Membership with the relevant and recognised professional body
• A minimum of 8 years working experience in a reputable hospital and at least 5 years in a senior management position
• At least a certificate in hospital management, planning and management or public administration
• Should have broad knowledge in relevant policies and regulations relating in the procurement handlines storage and set of various pharmaceutical products
• Knowledge and experience of health services quality assurance
• Evidence of leadership and professional development.

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons are to submit their application letters together with (1) detailed CV, (ii) names of three referees (who will be willing to provide confidential report on you) and (iii) a maximum of 3-page vision Statement (not exceeding 1200 words) for the position applied for

Applications should reach the address below:

The Chief Executive
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
P.Box 1934
Kumasi

Closing Date: 19 October, 2020
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