Pharmaceutical Technician (1)
Pharmaceutical Technician (1) Medical Teams International Tanzania
Reports to Pharmacist Technical: NA
Location Medical Teams – Nduta Refugee Camp
Work Days & Hours Monday-Sunday, 40-45 hours/week as per duty roster. May include weekends, night shifts and public holidays
Supervises Direct: Assistant Pharmaceutical Technician Technical: NA
Medical Teams International Calling:
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provide an accurate, timely, and qualitative dispensing service of
drugs according to medical prescriptions and Medical Teams
International’s protocols, standards, and procedures in order to improve
the patient’s health conditions.
medication to patients according to medical prescription, ensuring the
medication is labeled with the correct drug name, strength, quantity,
expiry date, directions for use and additional required information and
providing clear instructions and advice on how to take the drug, when,
how long, how to store, possible side-effects and any other relevant
warnings. Making sure the patient understands in order to ensure correct
- Adhering to Medical Teams International’s practice
policies and procedures for dispensing medicines, in particular those
relating to controlled drugs and ensuring respect of confidentiality in
- Placing accurate and timely orders with the central
stock, maintaining minimum stock levels of medicines, checking expiry
dates and storage conditions and ensuring no medicines or material are
taken out of the dispensary without authorization.
accurate dispensing records and regularly reporting them to his/her
technical reference. Ensuring returned and out-of-date medication is
safely removed to a well designated quarantine zone for unwanted
pharmaceuticals, separated from the normal stock.
and keeping clean the dispensing area, ensuring cleanliness and care in
handling medicines to avoid contamination and mix-up. Maintaining
dispensary equipment, ensuring it is clean, accurate and in a good state
- Maintaining the integrity and security of the
dispensary by admitting only authorized personnel and ensuring that all
medicines are stored as appropriate. Reporting immediately to the
technical reference on any problem arising in the service (especially
loss, robbery, quality problems with medicines (abnormal changes in
colour, consistency, and odour) damage of medical equipment or
- Carrying out Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE)
and interacting with patient using a patient-based approach to accompany
chronic disease (HIV, TB, etc.) patients along their visits. Receiving
patients, informing about treatment and adherence, giving appointment
for the next drug delivery. Informing the medical doctor in case of lack
of adherence and identifying the reasons and finding solutions to
- Understanding, recording and informing on any complaint received from patients related to medicine use or side effects.
safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an
environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions
of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child
& Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
- Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science is required
- Enlisted with Pharmacy Council of Tanzania
- Valid practicing license is required.
- Additional qualifications in Inventory Management are an added advantage
- Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required.
- Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Knowledge of good dispensing practices and inventory management
- Skilled in developing and conducting trainings.
- Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English.
- Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and stand
- Analytical with attention to detail
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test results.
- Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
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This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.
The above job description is intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job. It is
not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties,
and skills required of staff in this position. Duties, responsibilities
and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the
job, department or organization. The job description does not
constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and
is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements
of the job change.
interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their
application letter and CV in either PDF or Word only, including three
work related referee to: email@example.com
Indicate your expected salary, current/previous salary, and notice period at the bottom of your CV.
Indicate clearly the position applied for in the subject line” Pharmaceutica Technician
Application Deadline: 8th of August 2022 at 1700HRS.
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that Medical Teams does not charge a fee at any stage of its
recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing
application, or any other fee). Medical Teams does not request any
information related to bank accounts. If asked of any payment, please
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