Fresher Pharmacy Assistant NGO Job Careers – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Pharmacy Assistant
Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station:
Reports to:
Pharmacy Technician
About US:
Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local
population through a combination of community-based research, curative services
and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Pharmacy Assistant will ensure regular
update of all pharmacy records and inventory management systems. He/she will
provide medication and other health care products to patients and other health
workers. S/he will perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication
for patients; and support pharmacological services by stocking, verifying and
issuing medicines and health supplies. He/she will adhere to all RHSP policies,
procedures and demonstrate high integrity
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Ensure tracking and accountability for all
medical and pharmaceutical products as well as related supplies used by the
health facility.
·       Scheduling and participating in stock taking
exercises and prepare monthly stock reports
·       Use and regular updating of the available
Pharmacy inventory systems like RX solution, Navision etc.
·       Support forecasting and quantification of
medicines and health supplies
·       Managing the pharmacy store (Verification,
receiving, shelving and issuing of drugs)
·       Managing and filing of prescriptions,
requisitions and issue vouchers
·       Reviewing of prescriptions and dispensing of
drugs to patients.
·       Any other duties in line with your roles
other assigned duties in line with your roless

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate should have a Certificate
in Pharmacy or nursing
·       Active registration with the relevant
governing body/ council
·       Proficiency in Computer Microsoft office
applications: Word, Excel
·       The Candidate must have at least one years’
experience in pharmacy practice and HIV care and treatment
·       At least one year of experience in health
commodities inventory management
·       Knowledge and experience in use of Navision
system is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications
including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic
qualifications/certificates, addressed to the HR Manager to .
Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online
applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.
Deadline: Tuesday 4th
August 2020 by 5:00pm
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