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Pharmacy Assistant

Job Opportunities

To : All interested candidates
From : Human Resource Department, Angkor Hospital for Children
Position : Pharmacy Assistant
Vacancy : 02 position
Report to : Pharmacy Unit Manager
Job Location : Angkor Hospital for Children, and Satellite Clinic, Siem Reap
Working Hours : 45 hours per week
Closing Date : 6 July, 2018 at 5.00 pm

Introduction

Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for assisting pharmacists in their day-to-day tasks. The Pharmacy Assistant assists and supports pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, distributing medications and general administration tasks as assigned.

Main Responsibilities

  • Dispense Medication for patients, in accordance with the prescription of medical doctors, after checking if the prescription complies with the standard guidelines and after discussion with pharmacists.
  • Collect the daily prescriptions from each unit and provide a 24-hour supply of prescribed drugs.
  • Explain to patient’s parents or caretakers how to take medicines including the correct dose and time. Ensure parents and caretakers understand all information about the medications they receive.
  • Issue stocks of medicines to wards and departments and participate in the ward re-stocking service.
  • Explain ARV medication instructions to new HIV patients in home care.
  • Routine stock checking each month and ensuring correct stock rotations.
  • Fill in paperwork in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Input and maintain data on the Pharmacy computer system including daily and monthly reports of consumption of dispensed drugs.
  • Pre-package the supply of frequently used medicines for out-patients
  • Preparation of Suspensions, GV, Betadine, alcohol 70% and alcohol hand rub and chemotherapy drugs.
  • Update and stock operating theatre boxes
  • Help maintain a tidy, organised, and hygienic working area that is free from pests, and ensure that temperature is controlled by the air conditioning so that it never rises above 25 degrees Celsius.
  • Commit to work assigned schedule by department head including at Satellite clinic in Sotnikum and night shift.

Main Responsibilities

  • Keep the medical staff informed of any new developments in the pharmacy field.
  • Join pharmacy lunch talk and continuing medical education sessions that are relevant.

Requirements

  • Certificate of pharmacy assistant and associate degree of nursing or higher, which is recognized by Ministry of Health.
  • Willing to learn and improve knowledge.
  • Flexible regarding working hours and able to work day and night shift.
  • Ability to build good inter-personal relationships.
  • Good command of English and Khmer both written and spoken.
  • Computer literacy including ability to use MS Word and Excel.
  • Able to work in a team environment involving different departments and able to work in any units at the hospital in Siem Reap and at Satellite clinic at Sotnikum (transportation is provided).
  • Be enthusiastic and hard working.
  • Be honest and trustworthy.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit an Application for Employment (available at HR Department or download from http://angkorhospital.org/jobs/job-application-forms/) along with Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and eligible Certificate of degree to: Angkor Hospital for Children, Tep Vong Road & Umchhay Street, Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap province‐district, PO Box 50, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia. Tel: (+855) 63 963 409, 012 67 47 55 or via email: [email protected]. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and submitted applications will not be returned.

“Applicants who do not complete an AHC application form will not be considered”.

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