Pharmacy Assistant (Cholera Response) Job at Medecins Du Monde - Career Opportunity in Nigeria

Vacancy title:
Pharmacy Assistant (Cholera Response)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Medecins Du Monde

Deadline of this Job:
06 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Borno , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, September 06, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


• Job TypeFull Time
• QualificationBA/BSc/HND
• Experience2 years
• LocationBorno
• Job FieldPharmaceutical

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Main Responsibilities
• Under the supervision of the Medical Supervisor, the pharmacy assistant will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:
• Stock management in link with mobile clinics
• Distribution of drugs to the patients and counseling
• Reporting and attendance to different meetings
• Collection and analysis of weekly drugs consumption

Tasks Description
Stock management in link with mobile clinics:
• Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM office
• Store drugs according to instructions and standards.
• Realize the pharmacy stock management (in/out) at the mobile clinic
• Calculate daily consumption for each item in order to anticipate any shortage
• Do a weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
• Prepare weekly drugs orders to MdM central pharmacy with the assistance of the medical doctors and paramedics staff
• Monitor the supply quantity, expiration dates and quality of medicines and medical supplies.
• Ensure pharmacy recommendations are applied
Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics:
• Give the drugs according to the medical prescription.
• Ask the medical doctor or the midwife to complete their prescription in case of incomplete information (dosage, duration…)
• Indicate the name, presentation and dosage of the drugs on the dispensing bag.
• Explain to the patient how to take the treatment and make sure that the explanations have been understood
• Explain the potential side effects of a drug to the patient
• Fill in the daily consumption form for each item
• Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
Collection and analysis of weekly drugs consumption:
• Collect the daily mobile clinic consumption
• Participate to collect the weekly consumption and analysis of the medical stock needs
Reporting and attendance to different meetings:
• Prepare request for the clinic and validate with Medical supervisor.
• Liase/inform clinician, doctors and midwife about drug availability.
• Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
• Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM
• Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
• Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to the setting up of the mobile clinics
• Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
• Is responsible for the proper use and maintenance of assigned equipment
• Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
• Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
Profile Required
• Candidates should possess a B.Pharm qualification
• Pharmacist Preferred
• Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
• Good knowledge in dispensing and medical stock management
• Capacities in team management
• Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
• Strong work ethic and rigor
• Languages (spoken and written): English, Kanuri and Hausa
• Excel and word
• Flexibility
• Team player
• Preferred at least 1 year as professional pharmacist
• Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
• Strong sense of organization and attention to details
• Good communication and team work
• Ability to work within a complex structure to ensure continuous supply of required
• Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a high level of accuracy

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in one single attachment via email to:  using "the job title and Location" as the subject of the mail.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 06 September 2021
Duty Station: Borno
Posted: 06-09-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-09-2043
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