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FHI 360 Recruitment for Graduate Pharmacist/Dispenser

FHI 360, is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: Pharmacist/Dispenser


Job ID: 18589
Location: Dikwa LGA, Borno

Job Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
  • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
  • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Pharmacist/Dispenser will prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders, and dispensing medications by compounding, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a pharmacist preferably in the NGO sector
  • Licensed pharmacist
  • Experience working with a humanitarian organization
  • Fluent in English and Hausa

Responsibilities

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Carrying out inspection duties as provided for under the Poisons and Pharmacist’s Act, the Dangerous Drug Act and the Food and Drug Decree and other operational legislations
  • Dispensing prescribed medications to in-and-outpatients whilst providing accurate medication advice.
  • Maintaining stores and keeping relevant store records.
  • Preparing extemporaneous medicaments such as mixtures, lotions, ointments, syrups, etc.
  • Provides technical information and advice to other health professionals.
  • Ensuring proper storage and issuance of all drugs over the duration of the project.
  • Participating in routine quality control audits of all drugs in stock.
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned

Remuneration
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package



Deadline: 21st May, 2017.

How to Apply


Click here to apply online

Job Title: Pharmacist/Dispenser

Job ID: 18590
Location: Ngala LGA, Borno

Job Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
  • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
  • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • The Pharmacist/Dispenser will prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders, and dispensing medications by compounding, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.

Responsibilities

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team of international and national staff to provide high quality patient care to an extremely vulnerable population.
  • Carrying out inspection duties as provided for under the Poisons and Pharmacist’s Act, the Dangerous Drug Act and the Food and Drug Decree and other operational legislations
  • Dispensing prescribed medications to in-and-outpatients whilst providing accurate medication advice.
  • Maintaining stores and keeping relevant store records.
  • Preparing extemporaneous medicaments such as mixtures, lotions, ointments, syrups, etc.
  • Provides technical information and advice to other health professionals.
  • Ensuring proper storage and issuance of all drugs over the duration of the project.
  • Participating in routine quality control audits of all drugs in stock.
  • Adheres to the relevant Code of conduct and ethics
  • Works with technical support and M&E teams to collect appropriate baseline data over the life of the project
  • Compiles and submits periodic reports
  • Ensures adequate infection prevention and control standards are maintained at all times.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a pharmacist preferably in the NGO sector
  • Licensed pharmacist
  • Experience working with a humanitarian organization
  • Fluent in English and Hausa

Remuneration
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package

Deadline: 21st May, 2017.

How to Apply


Click here to apply online

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