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  • Posted: Sep 7, 2023
    Deadline: Oct 6, 2023
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    GP Consulting is a human resources and business consulting firm. We leverage on technology to provide recruitment, training, performance management, compensation management, organisational development, staff coaching and mentoring services to organisations. In addition we provide services directly to individuals seeking to take their career to the next and h...
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    Clinical Pharmacist

    Main Purpose of Job

    • Drug distribution, provision of clinical services, and may be required to perform functions not expressly stated.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Always maintaining the drug stock in the hospital. This includes storing medications safely, and monitoring availability (low in stock) to prevent out-of-stock.
    • Check prescriptions for appropriateness and proper dosage and communicate with prescribers in situations where dosage adjustment is required, or an alternative is suggested.
    • Provide advice on the dosage of medicines and the most appropriate form of medication to healthcare professionals.
    • Participate in ward rounds, multidisciplinary team meetings, and other clinical pharmacy activities such as medication reconciliation, antimicrobial stewardship, adverse event monitoring, etc.
    • Dispensing of prescribed medication to patients, advising them on the indications, contraindications, drug-drug interactions or food-drug interactions, side effects, and dosage, and stating the need for compliance to the dosing regimen when necessary.
    • Compounding of extemporaneous preparations.
    • Maintaining a database of patient drug history, and proper inventory control of medicines available in the pharmacy.
    • Supervising the work of less experienced and less qualified staff on duty.
    • Attending to drug information requests from other members of the health care team, patients, and the public.
    • Keep up to date with and contribute to research and development.
    • Write guidelines for drug use within the hospital and implement hospital regulations.

    Woking Hours:

    • Pharmacists typically work 40 hours a week. This includes weekends, public holidays and some extra hours may be required. Prepare to work flexibly outside normal office hours.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must have an accredited B.Pharm / D.Pharm Degree.
    • Must have completed a one-year internship program, as well as National Youth Service Corp (NYSC).
    • Previous experience in a hospital pharmacy is desirable.


    • Excellent communication skills for dealing with patients and healthcare professionals.
    • The ability to work carefully, methodically, and accurately with medicines and doses.
    • The ability to use scientific knowledge to solve problems.
    • IT skills for recording information and using the HIMS-EMR.
    • Interpersonal skills and a caring and empathetic manner, as the work usually involves contact with patients on the wards and in outpatient departments.
    • A responsible attitude to work.
    • Teamwork skills.
    • General clinical awareness.

    Professional Development:

    • You will be expected to undertake a range of training towards your professional development; these include in-house training provided by the pharmacy department or the hospital, courses, conferences, etc.
    • You must carry out regular continuing professional development to show that you are up to date with the constantly changing profession.

    General Terms & Conditions:

    • To meet targets and support the delivery and achievement of the Pharmacy Department’s strategic goals and objectives. The content of this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list but to indicate the main responsibilities of the post. It will be reviewed periodically to take account of changes and developments in service requirements.

    Other Responsibilities
    There are several standard duties and responsibilities that all employees, irrespective of their role and level of seniority, are expected to be familiar with and adhere to.

    • Comply at all times with the requirements of health and safety regulations to ensure your well-being and that of your colleagues.
    • Promote and comply with policies on diversity and equality both in the delivery of services and treatment of others.
    • Always ensure confidentiality, only releasing confidential information obtained during employment to those acting in an official capacity by relevant policies of the Hospital and applicable legislations.
    • Comply with standards on the appropriate use of telephone, email, and internet facilities.
    • Comply with the principles of risk management regarding individual and corporate responsibilities.
    • Comply with policies and procedures as indicated/stated by the organization.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send CV to: using "Clinical Pharmacist" as the subject of the mail.

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