Fresher Medical Store Keeper Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Medical Officer
About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker
Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker
Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history
from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to
operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s
missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and
others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital.
By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on
society through the higher education – not only of clergy but of other
professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Job Summary: The Medical
Store Keeper will monitor demand and plan for the procurement of essential
drugs and other medical consumables so as to avoid stocks outs and expiry of
items in the medical store.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for safety and custody of
    drugs and other medical items at AGHC Medical stores.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Dispenser,
    to assess need for drugs and other medical consumables, plan for
    identification of the right items, timely procurement, verification,
    storage, issuing and tracking data on a daily basis. Adhere to practice,
    policies and procedures of procurement.
  • Develop and utilize the procurement
    information system to maintain adequate stock levels of medicines and
    other items and avoid stock outs, expiry of drugs, and ensure systematic
    and safe storage conditions.
  • Maintain store equipment and ensure that
    they are in good working order.
  • Using a stores software system linked to
    the Clinic Master Software system to ensure that all relevant information
    is recorded in order to monitor work at the store.
  • Ensure the safe disposal of unsafe
    medications.
  • Maintain and order for stock of dispensary
    and any other related items.
  • Adhere to all aspects of the Health and
    Safety Control of Substances hazardous to health, ensuring good hygiene,
    cleanliness and a safe environment in the medical store.
  • Maintain the integrity and security of the
    store by admitting only authorized personnel and ensuring that all
    medicines and other items are stored appropriately.
  • Work closely with members of the clinical
    team regarding availability of medicines and items for patients with rare
    conditions.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with
    other members of the Health centre team to ensure accurate exchange of
    information relating to patients and their medication.
  • At all times maintain absolute
    confidentiality.
  • Be pro-active in developing new initiatives
    in store management.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in
    Dispensing from a recognized Institution of higher learning.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working
    in a reputable Hospital or Registered Health Care Centre performing
    similar tasks.
  • High degree of integrity and with a good
    work ethic.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Should be able to work under pressure to
    meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills especially
    when dealing with staff, students and visitors, and a good team player.
  • Should be willing and able to work outside
    the normal working hours.
  • Should be a practicing and committed
    Christian.
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send two (2) copies of an application
letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae
and three references.( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to
attach two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts
and send to:
The Manager Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda
E-mail to: jobs@ucu.ac.ug
Deadline: 28th September 2017
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