CarePoint Hospitals is a chain of health facilities focused on providing a quality-filled and customer-centered experience for our patients. We believe in ensuring that patients receive the best type of care possible, while providing affordable healthcare services for the everyday Nigerian man, woman and child.Job Summary:
The Pharmacy technician is responsible for helping the Hospital Pharmacist to prepareanddispense medications to patients undergoing treatment in the Hospital.
They also helpthePharmacist ensure the Branch Pharmacy has the right amount of inventory to meet patient needs and undertake other tasks under the supervision of the Hospital Pharmacist toprovide excellent customer service and ensure the Hospital’s Pharmacy runs smoothly.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Clinical:
Accepting written prescriptions or refill requests from patients; reviewing prescriptioninformation for completeness and accuracy.
Complete patients’ paperwork related to the filling of prescription when required.
Assemble/prepare, label and dispense medications to patients, using the correct dosages, formulation & materials for each individual patient.
Obtain Pharmacist’s approval on each patients’ prescription before final dispensingof medications to patients.
Answer basic patient questions how to use their medicines safely when they return home or tothe Ward. Explain how to reduce medication side effects. Listen to all patients’ concerns; escalating such concerns to the Branch Pharmacist or the Head, Pharmacy Services whennecessary.
Take assigned Call Duty as per Hospital/Department guidelines.
Clean and sterilize surfaces & equipment and prepare the Pharmacy for opening or beforeeach new shift.
Ensure the Hospital Pharmacy is tidy and properly arranged to make the identificationof products faster & easier and medicines are stored appropriately and securely.
Complete and/or update relevant patient documentation in their File and/or electronic Patient Information (PIS) system.
Rotate stock, remove expired medications and carry out other Pharmacy inventory control duties.
Assist the Hospital Pharmacist (or in their absence) to conduct re-ordering, receiving, stocking and labelling medications & related products; monitoring the condition &quantityof such items to prevent stock-out, overstocking, deterioration or expiration.
Assist the Hospital Pharmacist with processing insurance (HMO) claims as needed.
Prepare & submit accurate reports on medication/consumables use during a givenperiod(weekly, monthly etc.).
Attend and participate in various Unit, Facility or Department meetings as required.
Cooperate with the Hospital Pharmacist and/or Hospital Management to support the smoothrunning of general Hospital Operations in one’s assigned Facility
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