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Pharmacy Technician Job Vacancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Full Time

American Hospital

American Hospital is a technologically advanced hospital in Dubai led by world-class medical experts.

Pharmacy Technician Job Vacancy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Quality and Accuracy

  • Dispenses medications under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist excluding Narcotics, Controlled and Semi Controlled medications.
  • Reviews physician’s medication orders/prescriptions and prepares medication for distribution under direct supervision of a pharmacist, calling the attention of a pharmacist to any observed conflicts/discrepancies.
  • Inputs physician’s medication orders into Pharmacy Patient Medication Profile and maintains related records.
  • Fills unit dose medication cassettes according to Patient Medication Profile.
  • Exchanges medication cassettes according to departmental schedule
  • Communicates with nurses and other hospital staff
  • Assists pharmacists in coordinating unit dose distribution and operations in the dispensing area of the inpatient and outpatient pharmacies.
  • Performs tasks required for processing prescriptions under Pharmacist supervision.
  • Maintains inventory levels of fast-moving repackaged medications
  • Maintains established levels of medication in the dispensing areas, replenishes stock as necessary and reports any pending shortages or unusual movement in supplies / medications to the senior pharmacist.
Quantity /Organizational Skills
  • Maintains established levels of medication in the dispensing areas, replenishes stock as necessary and reports any pending shortages or unusual movement in supplies / medications to the senior pharmacist.
  • Assists in the training of Pharmacy Technician II’s in the dispensing area.
  • Assists in the monthly expired drug inspection in the dispensing area and other assigned areas.
  • Maintains all appropriate documentation and reports of drug distribution.
  • Assists in the preparation of extemporaneous compounds and sterile products using approved procedures and techniques.
  • Coordinates the cleaning of medication cassettes on a regular basis.
  • Performs all duties in a professional, effective and confidential manner.
  • Assists with assigned drug utilization reviews, data gathering and analysis.
  • Generate labels and gather drugs or supplies required for pharmacists to fill prescription orders.
  • Maintains the routine pick-up and delivery of medication and as required, the unit dose cart fill and cassette exchange process.
  • Provides assistance in controlling expired drug products and removes them from stock.
  • Performs other tasks as required and assigned.
  • Maintains the pharmacy / work areas in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pharmacy diploma or equivalent
  • Current license from country of origin preferred

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous experience in hospital pharmacy setting
  • Knowledge of medical/pharmaceutical terminology, abbreviations, and symbols
  • High degree of accuracy in performing functions
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must include all fields required

ABOUT US

American Hospital Dubai is committed to being an employer that helps its people realize their full potential and set benchmarks in medical care excellence. We offer an extremely progressive, nurturing, diversity-rich and inclusive work environment that encourages creativity and innovation to help you achieve the extraordinary.

We believe in supporting you every step of the way because we acknowledge the fundamental truth: each one of us wants to make a difference in the world.


  • Job Identification 1103
  • Job Category Allied Health
  • Posting Date 09/29/2022, 07:32 AM
  • Apply Before 11/29/2022, 07:31 AM
  • Degree Level Diploma
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Locations  19th Street, Dubai, 00000, AE

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