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Beit CURE International Hospital (BCIH) is a Christian mission hospital providing free orthopedic health care for children in Malawi. Beit CURE International Hospital Malawi is a teaching hospital that specializes in treating the orthopedic needs of children and adults. The hospital runs as a Christian charity and margins made on adult health care help in providing free care to the needy children of Malawi. The adult orthopedic service covers mostly the common orthopedic conditions such as arthroscopy, total hip & knee replacement, and fracture fixation. The BCIH champions the cause of children and families burdened with physically disabling conditions that can be corrected or alleviated through surgical interventions. The integral mission for BCIH is “Healing the sick and proclaiming the Gospel”.

The BCIH in Malawi, situated along Chipatala Avenue-off Ginnery Corner in Blantyre, is urgently seeking the services of well qualified and competent individuals to fill the following vacant position:


Position: PHARMACIST



PURPOSE


The job holder reports to the Head of Clinical Services. The purpose of this job is to offer expert advice on the prescription and use of medications. Dispenses drugs to patients both walk-ins and inpatients; provides advice on how to take them safely. Counsels patients on appropriate dosing and routes of administration. Supervises the prescriptions dispensed to patients to ensure their safety, quality, and compliance with applicable law.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Dispenses medications to patients.
  • Checks patients’ prescriptions for accuracy and safety, ensuring no drugs are contraindicated with one another.
  • Ensures legal compliance in the pharmacy, reviewing labels, doses, and procedures.
  • Secures and inventories controlled drugs to maintain compliance with regulations.
  • Communicates with doctors about prescriptions.
  • Advises patients on the proper use of prescription medication and answers questions about the drugs.
  • Discusses side effects and potential adverse interactions of drugs with patients.
  • Offers various wellness and health-screening services, such as blood-pressure monitoring, vaccine administration, and diabetes screening.
  • Manages the pharmacy’s inventory, staff, and budget.
  • Remains apprised of latest pharmaceutical products, developments, and laws.
  • Uses pharmacy computer system to maintain records and track inventory.
  • Teaches other healthcare professionals about the prescription of various drugs.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
  • Degree in Pharmacy.
  • At least 3 years’ experience.


How to apply

Individuals who are interested to join Belt Cure International Hospital – Malawi and meeting the above requirements are requested to send their application letters including a detailed Curriculum Vitae containing contact details of three traceable referees to:

The Human Resource,
Belt Cure international Hospital,
off Chipatala Avenue,
P.O. Box 31236,
Chichiri,
Blantyre 3.

Email: recruitment.malawi@cureinternational.org 

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 1st November 2019


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    02 Nov, 2019

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