Pharmacy Superintendent

Date Posted: Nov. 14, 2022, 7:39 a.m.

Avenue Healthcare

Job Description

Job Objective/Purpose

The Pharmaceutical Superintendent will be responsible for ensuring that high quality standards are maintained at all times in the provision of medication and medical consumables per Avenue Healthcare’s defined policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Pharmacy has the necessary equipment and ensure that they are in good working condition.
  • All processed drug orders should be checked, and counter signed by the nurse and the Pharmacy Superintendent.
  • Ensure that all insurances exclusion lists are adhered to.
  • Ensure that the Pharmacy is well stocked as per the set re-order levels. Do daily counts, spot counts, monthly stock takes and give a timely, accurate report with valid explanation on variances and expiries to the Branch Manager.
  • Prevention of medication errors by counter checking and verifying the prescription/ treatment sheets on doses, allergies, patient identification, right drug, legibility and give clear usage instructions.
  • DDA to be dispensed as per the laid down policy, checked weekly and any discrepancies reported to the Branch Manager.
  • Drugs/surgical items expiry management.
  • Record and report all sentinel incidents/events to the Branch Manager within 24 hours using the provided tools.
  • Maintain and enforce infection control standards when doing extemporaneous preparations.
  • Ensure client satisfaction through high quality of service, effective communication, prompt feedback and escalation of any unresolved issues to the relevant person for follow up.
  • Always maintain patient privacy and confidentiality.

Personal Specifications

  • A diploma in Pharmacy
  • A valid pharmaceutical technologist license
  • 3 years experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Should be ethical
  • Customer focus

How To Apply

Application documents (CV and Certificates) must be emailed to [email protected] with the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email

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