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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 12, 2021
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  • Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF),a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, is a global organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 350,000 patients in 36 countries. We are the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S. A truly independent voice in our mission to rid the world of AIDS, AHF’s opera...
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    Pharmacy Technician

    Reports to: ART Clinician and Pharmacist

    Job Summary

    • The Pharmacy Technician will work together with the Pharmacist in the State to ensure implementation of pharmacy best practices, quality improvement of pharmacy services, rational drug use, and logistics management of anti-retroviral drugs and drugs for opportunistic infections in assigned clinics and outposts.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilites

    • Answers questions and provides information to patients and providers on drug interactions, side effects, adverse drug reactions, dosage, and storage of pharmaceuticals.
    • Counsels patients on medication adherence.
    • Maintains established policies and procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs.
    • Manages appropriate data collection, such as client name, prescribed medication and cost, to maintain pharmacy files, charge system, and drug inventory through mentorship of staff at clinics and outposts.
    • Performs a monthly stock count of pharmaceuticals at the clinic store and outpost stores;
    • Supervises the pre-dispensing of prescriptions for clients who are down referred to PHC sites;
    • Ensures completion and submission of accurate and auditable monthly drug reports from clinic and outposts.
    • Collaborates with the Pharmacist at the central office to ensure there is adequate stock of Pharmaceuticals at the sites.
    • Updates Pharmacy Services Database on a monthly basis for assigned AHFsites.
    • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Education and Experience

    • At least a Diploma from the School of Health Technology with a valid license to practice as a Pharmacy Technician.
    • At least 3 - 5 years of experience in HIV/AIDS Pharmacy Programs.
    • Experience in logistics management of drugs, preferably in an NGO.
    • Proficiency in computer operations (Use of MS Excel, Word etc.)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application (CV and Cover Letter as one document) to: [email protected] Kindly indicate the position and the Location you are applying for as the subject of the email.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Also your application document must be saved in your full name preferably in MS Word or PDF format.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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