Pharmacist needed at EMEL

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Job title : Pharmacist

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : February 13, 2024

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Tasks & Responsibilities
Early Requisition of Drugs:

  • Proactively identify and assess the pharmaceutical needs of the hospital.
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to ensure timely requisition of drugs to prevent stockouts.

Management of Short-Dated Drugs:

  • Monitor expiration dates and facilitate the timely dispensing of short-dated drugs to prevent wastage.
  • Implement strategies to minimize the occurrence of short-dated drugs within the pharmacy inventory.

Reorder Level Maintenance:

  • Establish and maintain optimal reorder levels for pharmaceuticals.
  • Implement efficient inventory management practices to eliminate drug shortages within the hospital.

Staff Training:

  • Develop and conduct training programs to instill a customer-centric attitude among pharmacy staff.
  • Monitor and evaluate staff performance to ensure consistent adherence to customer service standards.

Storage Conditions and Security:

  • Oversee and enforce appropriate storage conditions, including temperature, humidity, and light exposure.
  • Implement and monitor hygiene and security protocols, as well as control measures against pests and rodents.

Quality Control and Documentation:

  • Implement quality control measures for pharmaceuticals.
  • Ensure accurate recording and documentation of all stock movements, updating stock files in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

Monthly Stock Analyses:

  • Prepare comprehensive monthly drug and stock analyses for management decision-making.
  • Provide insights into inventory trends, consumption patterns, and recommendations for optimization.

Infection Control:

  • Uphold infection control protocols to protect patients and staff.
  • Implement measures to prevent contamination during the compounding, packaging, and dispensing of medications.

Medication Preparation and Dispensing:

  • Review and interpret physician orders to prepare medications.
  • Dispense medications through compounding, packaging, and labeling in adherence to established pharmaceutical standards.

Medication Monitoring and Advising Interventions:

  • Monitor drug prescriptions and therapies, advising on appropriate interventions when necessary.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to optimize patient medication regimens.

Workflow Management:

  • Organize and direct pharmacy technicians’ workflow.
  • Verify the preparation, labeling, order entries, charges, and inspections to ensure compliance with operational requirements.

Receipt of Supplies:

  • Coordinate with the Stock Keeper to ensure the proper receipt of pharmaceutical supplies.
  • No supply should be accepted without the issuance of a Goods Receipt Note from the hospital to the supplier.


  • Candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degrees with 1 – 5 years relevant work experience.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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