2 US PEPFAR Grant Vacancies – Pharmacist at Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Name of Institution: Regional
Referral Hospitals
Funding Source: US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) 
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Pharmacist
Reference: HRM 72/172/04/RRH
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care
and treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to identified hospitals and
Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Takes participates in quality preparation of
compounded medicine and infusions and ensures proper storage.
·        
In charge of preparing requisitions and ensures that
supplies are available.
·        
Guides and updates clinicians on prescriptions.
·        
Works closely with ward management in ensuring that
drugs are properly recorded and stored.
·        
Participates in planning and budgeting for the
pharmacy unit and accounts for the medicines and infusions.
·        
Participates in drugs and clinically related
research.
·        
Compiles and sends reports to the Senior Pharmacist.
·        
Ensures equipment is functional and well maintained.
·        
Works closely with National Drug Authority in
ensuring that all medicines conform to prescribed standards.
·        
Guides patients and communities on the proper use
and storage of drugs.
·        
Imparts knowledge and skills to students and Staff.
·        
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The Pharmacists
should hold Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree or its equivalent from a recognized
University or Institution.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should strictly adhere to the following
requirements to avoid disqualification:
1. Complete all
parts of the application form (PSF 3, Revised 2008), download here,
and submit three (3) copies for each post in case more than one job is applied
for.
2. On each
application form the following must be attached;
·        
Recent and original copies of the passport size
photographs.
·        
Copies of the academic and professional
certificates.
·        
Copies of letters of appointment, plus confirmation
letters as it may apply.
·        
Copies of Registration Certificates and valid
Practicing Licenses for Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Professional Councils.
3. It is
emphasized that:
·        
All applications should bear the name of the
Institution, title of the post and its reference number. (check at top of
advert)
·        
Applicants must state clearly on the application
forms their contact addresses and telephone numbers.
·        
Short listed candidates shall be required to bring
their unlaminated original certificates at the interview. Failure to present
the original certificates or any other relevant documents may lead to automatic
disqualification from interviews. Health Workers who are on long term training
must not apply.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring their original certificates
unlaminated at the interview. Candidates who will present forged certificates
are to be handed over to the Police for appropriate action.
Health workers who are already in government
service or private not for profit (PNFP) employment should not apply and will
not be considered.        
Send to:
Secretary,
Health Service Commission.
Plot No. 1
Pilkington Road,
Workers’ House,
3rd
Floor (Northern Wing) or
P.O. Box 7452,
Kampala
Deadline: 2nd September, 2015

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