8 Fresher Job Placements – Dispenser (Pharmacy Technician) at Health Service Commission




Organisation: Health Service
Commission
Name of Institution: Regional
Referral Hospitals
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Dispenser
Reference: HRM 72/173/05/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: 
·        
Supporting the preparation of quality compounded
medicines and infusions.
·        
In charge of registering dispensed drugs and
medicines.
·        
In charge of preparing sterile and pathogens free
infusions.
·        
Guiding and advising patients and attendants in the
proper use and storage of medicines.
·        
Making requisitions for medicines and other health
supplies from stores.
·        
Carrying-out regular equipment servicing and ensure
that they are functional.
·        
In charge of identifying and classify drugs, keep
stock and adhere to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
·        
Actively participating in training of students and
other health workers.
·        
Compiling and sending reports on drugs usage and
submitting to the Senior Dispenser.
·        
Assessing staff performance and completing their
Appraisal Reports.
·        
Performing any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The Dispenser should hold a Diploma in Pharmacy from
a recognized Institution.
·        
He / she should also be registered with the Allied
Health Professionals’ Council
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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