PHARMACY TECHNICIAN (1)
Full Time
November 25, 2023
Kasese, Dowa
December 5, 2023

Company: Orant Charities Africa (OCA)

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Overview

ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION
Orant Charities Africa (OCA) is a non-governmental organization serving in rural communities of Malawi. It was founded and registered as an NGO in Malawi in 2014. OCA serves in Malawi through healthcare and implementing development programs. It operates in the following thematic areas;

Healthcare, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Education, Agriculture, Business Development, and Energy and Environment. The highest number of employees falls under the Healthcare program which includes Kasese Health Centre and Mobile Outreach Clinic team. To reach out to more people in the program areas, OCA is introducing a second integrated Mobile Outreach Clinic in the southern part of Kasungu district as enshrined in the OCA Healthcare Roadmap 2022-2026. To achieve this, we are currently seeking the services of a team of 10 personnel to work in our healthcare program (static and mobile clinics).

You may read further about Orant at https://www.orantcharitiesafrica.org. The following are the positions we are hiring;

Pharmacy Technician (1)

The job holder is expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities;

•Serve as primary Pharmacy Technician at static and mobile outreach clinics
•Review prescriptions to ensure accuracy
•Issue medication to patients
•Provide instruction to the patient on dosage, storage, and disposal, if necessary
•Manage pharmacy inventory and track medications that are nearing expiration
•Press orders and conduct reconciliation of medical supplies with the pharmacy lead at the hub.
•Accountable for the shortage of drugs
•Record data in relevant registers
•Maintain pharmacy records, compiled data, and report to the supervisor monthly.
•Ensure that stock cards are up to update
•Perform reasonable work-related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
•Minimum of Diploma in Pharmacy, those with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) will have an added advantage
•Must be registered with the Medical Council of Malawi
•Minimum of two years’ work experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Interested applicants should submit the following:

Cover letter, CVs with three professional references, and copies of certificates, through the following email address:

jobs@orantcharitiesafrica.org

Please indicate in the email subject, which post you are applying for.

Applications may also be hand delivered to Orant Charities Africa premises situated at Kasese Health Centre or sent to the following address; The Country Director, Orant Charities Africa, P/bag 365, Lilongwe. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for interviews. No telephone inquiries.

Application deadline: 5th December, 2023

OCA is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex, gender, religion, language, political or other opinion, age, disability, property, birth, marital or other status or family responsibilities unrelated to job requirements.