Fresher Diploma Jobs – Dispenser – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Dispenser
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono,
Uganda
Reports to: Director
Medical Service
About US:
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 Dispenser will provide an accurate,
timely, and qualitative dispensing service to the registered patients at Allan
Galpin Health Centre.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Responsible
for safety and custody of drugs of AGHC.
·        
To
dispense medication as stated on prescriptions, maintaining accurate dispensing
records and ensuring that the medication is labeled with the correct drug name,
strength, quantity, directions for use, patient’s name and includes any
additional required information.
·        
Adhere
to practice, policies and procedures for dispensing medicines.
·        
Maintain
adequate stock levels of medicines, checking expiry dates and storage
conditions.
·        
Maintain
dispensary equipment and ensure that they are in a good state of working order.
·        
Using
the Clinical Master computer system to ensure that all relevant information is
recorded within individual patient records.
·        
Ensure
the safe disposal of returned and expired 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
dispensary.
·        
Maintain
the integrity and security of the dispensary by admitting only authorized personnel
and ensuring that all medicines are stored appropriately.
·        
Liaise
with members of the clinical team regarding medication for individual patients.
·        
Communicate
effectively and regularly with other members of the dispensing 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 the dispensary.
·        
Supervise
the Kampala Campus dispensing operation.
·        
Perform
any other official duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Dispensing from a recognized Institution of
higher learning.
·        
A
minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in a reputable Hospital or Registered
Health Centre.
·        
Should
be a person of high integrity and a good work ethic.
·        
Computer
literacy 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 committed Christian.
·        
Hold a
valid practicing license from Allied Health Professionals Council.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vita and two
(Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references. Please attach copies of academic
and professional certificates and transcripts on each application. Send to:
The Director, Human
Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian
University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono,
Uganda
Email to:
jobs@ucu.ac.ug
NB:  Applications sent online should have all the
attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.
Deadline: 24th May 2019 by 5:00 pm
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