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Chief Pharmacist

Adexen

Abuja, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a leading Hospital & Health Care Group to recruit an experienced Chief Pharmacist for its operations. The position is based in Abuja.

Responsibilities

    • The Chief Pharmacist plans, manages, organizes and coordinates pharmacy services and operations to ensure quality pharmacy centered care aligned with the mission, values, and objectives of the department. Additionally, dispense and compound pharmaceutical drugs and prescriptions. The position oversees systems, procedures, purchasing, and vendor liaison and staff supervision for the department.
    • Plan, organize, and direct pharmacy services and operations to ensure safe, accurate, and efficient dispensing of medications
    • To strategically lead on the clinical and operational delivery of pharmacy services, and manage all aspects of this to enable to deliver safe, high quality and efficient clinical services.
    • Provide leadership and hold responsibility for standards of pharmacy practice, quality assurance, risk management and other issues of clinical governance related to medicines optimisation trust wide.
    • To ensure regular review of pharmacy performance using appropriate indicators and benchmarking, striving for continuous good practice
    • Hold responsibility for supporting corporate management of the medicines budget and expenditure.
    • Provide expert advice on medicines management, including legal advice, to the senior management, clinical staff and other health care professionals
    • Ensure that the pharmacy services support patient safety, patient experience, patient access, quality, automation, and technological advancements
    • Provide strategic direction, oversight, and decision making for the pharmacy services and department
    • Assign, assist, and supervise work of the pharmacy staff and serve as the support person for the pharmacy staff in the provision of patient-focused pharmacy services
    • Perform staff pharmacist duties when required
    • Obtain and manage human, financial, and physical resources necessary to operate a high-performing pharmacy department.
    • Maintain accurate records of prescriptions dispensed
    • Order, receive and store pharmaceutical supplies
    • Maintain adequate pharmaceutical inventory levels
    • Consult with physicians and staff to clarify medication orders
    • Prepare necessary reports, statistics and studies
    • Plan, organize and effectively coordinate pharmacy services and operations
    • Anticipate potential problems and develop plans to prevent crisis from occurring
    • Assess and maintain adequate inventory needs, develops bid list and recommends manufacturers/suppliers to implement a cost effective pharmaceutical program
    • Develop and recommend policies, procedures, rules and protocols for pharmacy services
    • Supervise and direct staff to ensure their responsibilities are performed accurately effectively.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Possess a valid license to practice as a pharmacist
    • Possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD).
    • At least 10 years of experience as a licensed pharmacist with 5 years of experience as a supervisor or manager.
    • Thorough knowledge of methods and procedures used in the practice of pharmacy including chemistry, mathematics and national formulae; federal and state laws pertaining to the dispensing and the use of prescription drugs, including controlled substances; composition, storage and uses of drugs
    • Working knowledge of purchasing pharmaceutical supplies and inventory and compounding of prescriptions and pharmaceutical preparations
    • Strong organizational and supervisory skills.
    • Strong customer service orientation and communication skills.
    • Able to stay calm and work well under pressure
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Construction & Real Estate

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

HSE & Security

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

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