Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 842
Date Posted:Oct 8, 2018
Closing Date:Oct 12, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children:

The French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children (FMIC) was founded in 2006 is a unique public-private partnership between the Governments of Afghanistan and France, a French NGO – La Chaine de L’Espoir/Enfants Afghans and the Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan University Hospital. FMIC embodies a sign of hope for the medical care mothers and children in Kabul. The Institute has risen to the challenge of charting a course towards sustainable health solutions for Afghanistan. It is the first ISO certified hospital in Afghanistan, aiming to provide compassionate, accessible, cost-effective, high quality care services to the population of Afghanistan. Currently the hospital provides161-bed inpatient care for children and adults, including 15 beds for pediatric intensive care, 17 bed adult cardiac care with a state of art cardiac catheterization laboratory, 52 new beds for maternal care, 63 beds allocated for pediatric medical and surgical units and a 14 bed neonatal intensive care unit. Six operation theatres, a department of radiology which includes CT-Scan and MRI capabilities, a state-of-the-art laboratory, a 24 hour pharmacy service and outpatient services for the adult population in medical and surgical specialties. FMIC also runs a Postgraduate Medical Education considering a training hub for healthcare professionals. Through its e-Health programme, FMIC offers telemedicine and eLearning services to hospitals in Bamyan, Badakhshan and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Khorog in Tajikistan. FMIC is working towards expansion of its health services towards establishing a comprehensive 400 bed Academic Medical Complex in Kabul, which will serve not only the Afghan population but Central Asia as well, as a medical Center of excellence.”

Job Summary:

Job related to Hospital Pharmacy, supply of medications to inpatients and outpatients according to prescriptions

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Familiar with function of hospital pharmacy

Good knowledge of physiology, pharmacology and pharmaceutical.

Familiarity with local availabilities of drugs and pharmaceutical, and their indications.

Ability to communicate with medical Professionals.

Should be able to speak in both national languages. Working knowledge of English is preferable

Duties & Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate would be able to:

Review and checking prescriptions to ensure that there are no errors and that they are appropriate dose and safe for the individual patient.

Providing advice on the dosage of medicines and the most appropriate form of medication, for example, tablet, injection, ointment or inhaler;

Ensuring medicines are stored appropriately and securely

Monitoring of lab reports for proper indication of antibiotics, drug-drug interaction, and duplication of same class.

Ensure timely delivery of medication to the nursing units or patient and hand over medication cassette.

Dispensing of medication to Out-Patients and given related information to them

Answering questions about medicines from within the hospital, other hospitals and the general public;

Ensure the accuracy of the label before dispensing for right patient, right drug and right quantity.

Contact the physician for inaccuracy in prescription order, proper documentation & communication of it to the nursing & pharmacy staff.

Provide drug and poison information to medical & Para medical staff.

Dispensing of controlled drugs. (in-patient pharmacy)

Monthly floor stock inspection for proper storage of drugs.

Accurate and timely completion of expiry drug list.

Patient counseling for Out-patient prescription and maintenance of cash.

Maintaining and collection of Pharmacy data and relating papers, forms and documentation

Preparation and dosage changing

Receiving of medication from material management store

Inventory of medicines and reporting to Pharmacy coordinator or Head of Pharmacy

Supervision of Pharmacy technician and porter related job

Receiving of transfer items from MM and note of shortage

Working in shift

Checking of refrigerators temperature, cleanness and item setting according to expiry date

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


B.Sc in Pharmacy or Pharm D from a recognized university or institute

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