US NGO Careers – Pharmacist at AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)


Job Title:   Pharmacist
Organisation: AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Req No: 2015-3172
About US:
Founded in 1987, AIDS
Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical
care in the United States U.S. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine
and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers,
pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to
the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain
    a neat and clean personal appearance and adhere to the AHF Pharmacy dress
  • At
    the end of each shift, leave the assigned work station in a neat, clean
    and orderly condition, ready for the next shift.
  • Support
    in the training of others in the workflow and overall services of AHF
  • Assist
    the Pharmacist-In-Charge and the Pharmacy Specialist in growing the
    business of the pharmacy through “gold standard” customer service,
    customer retention and new customer enrollment.
  • Actively
    take part in community activities that promote the Mission of AHF, AHF
    Pharmacy and all operating entities of AHF.
  • Be
    proactive in assisting in the development and implementation of new
    systems and procedures.
  • Participate
    in various clinical programs that improve the quality of life of our
    patients’, enhance our patients’ adherence to therapy, and communicate
    with providers and other referral sources regarding the status of
    patient’s therapy.
  • Be
    cross trained in all aspects of the pharmacy operations and accept assignments
    on a rotating basis.
  • Become
    knowledgeable in 340B requirements for eligible patients, replenishing
    inventory and special billing conditions.
  • Become
    certified when appropriate, based on contracts, grants, Memorandum of Understanding
    Agreements or any other Ryan White contract related training.
  • Actively
    participate in and have a working knowledge of all AHF Pharmacy
    operations, including workflow assignments, adherence assignments and
    customer service initiatives.
  • Become
    familiar with all aspects of AHF’s mission, core values and scope of
  • Be
    aware of competitors, their services, and effectiveness in the market
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicant should hold a Pharmacist degree from an accredited school of
  • A
    Pharm. D degree or higher desirable.
  • Current
    Pharmacist license in the state employed by AHF.
  • Clinical
    experience is highly desirable.
  • Past
    HIV certification highly desirable, must obtain AHF approved certification
    within 180 days.
  • National
    HIV certification highly desirable must be willing to obtain within 24
    months of hire date.
  • The
    incumbent should have a wiliness to learn the duties of a Pharmacist
  • The
    incumbent must have a clear understanding of HIPAA and AHF Standards for
    confidentiality and client anonymity.
  • Must
    have at least one year (1) experience as a pharmacist in a retail setting
  • The
    Pharmacist should have exceptional interpersonal skills, have a customer
    friendly attitude, be highly motivated to provide outstanding customer
    service, be proactive in assisting patients solve various issues and
    problems related to receiving services from AHF.
Computer/Software Skills and Abilities:
  • Must
    have data input skills and experience in processing prescriptions in a
    pharmacy computer system that maintains demographic information, creates
    prescription labels, adjudicates claims and performs other essential
    functions require in a pharmacy setting.
  • Prior
    experience with Cerner/Etreby Pharmacy systems preferred.
  • Typing
    skills and familiarity with Windows PC applications including word
    processing; excel spread sheets and various e-mail and texting
Language Skills
Mathematical Skills
Reasoning Ability
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates who wish to join AIDS Healthcare Foundation should be encouraged to
Apply Online at the web link below.

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