US PEPFAR Grant Entry Level Jobs – Pharmacist at Health Service Commission

Job Title:   Pharmacist
(Entry Level Career Jobs)
Organisation: Health Service
Funding Source: United States
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Reports to: Medical Superintendent
Funding Source: Masindi,
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:
In charge of planning and budgeting for pharmacy
Providing professional advice and support on all
issues of pharmaceutical management in the district;
Responsible for requisitioning for hospital
pharmaceutical needs;
In charge of preparing quality compounded medicines
and infusions;
Dispensing prescription and medications;
Providing professional support to Clinicians and
other Health Professionals on prescriptions;
Providing advice to patients and communities on
proper use and storage of medicines;
Producing accountability for financial and other
Ensuring proper storage of medicines in the
Responsible for monitoring and maintaining adequate
medicines supplies levels;
Preparing and submitting periodic reports;
Supervising and appraising staff;
Performing any other duties as assigned by the Medical
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should hold a Degree in Pharmacy or
its equivalent from a recognized institution.
All applicants must be registered and licensed with
the Pharmacy Council.
Hold a valid Annual Practicing License (APL).
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested should send their applications in triplicate on Public
Service Form No. 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary of the respective District
Service Commission. The application forms are obtainable from the Health
Service Commission and District Service Commission Offices or download here.  Handwritten applications in triplicate are
also acceptable. The applications should bear the title, number of the post
applied for, name of the District and name of the site where the job is
tenable. (Check at the top of the bottom). Please include telephone contacts on
the application. The applicants should apply for only one post in one Local
Government. The applicants should attach to each of the three application forms
or hand written application letters three (3) sets of certified photocopies of
their academic certificates, testimonials, professional registration
certificates, valid practicing licenses and three (3) of their recent
passport-size photographs.
Send your
applications or deliver them to the district address as indicated below;
Masindi P.O.
Box 67, Masindi
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit
(PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.       
Deadline: 29th September, 2015

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