Luapula, Zambia, Full Time
Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.
We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Right to Care Zambia has been awarded a five (5) year project funded by the USAID through the PEPFAR mechanism. The USAID Action HIV project aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission by achieving the UNAIDS and PEPFAR goal of 95/95/95 HIV treatment coverage by providing comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment maintenance services in Luapula, Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia. The USAID Action HIV project will work closely with and in support of the Ministry of Health.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Request to Hire No.: RTCZ21-018
Date advertised: 2 February 2022
Closing date: 7 February 2022
Position: Pharmacy Technologist
Location: Chiengi, Mwansabombwe, Mansa – Luapula Province
No. of Vacancies: 3
Contract duration: Upto 30 September 2023
Contract type: Fixed Term
Job grade: TBA
Reporting to: Hub Supply Chain Coordinator
Contact email: [email protected]righttocare.org
Contact Person: Vacancy25
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:
Grade 12 Certificate
Diploma in Pharmacy with 3 years relevant experience
Knowledge of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements
Good understanding of supply chain practices
Member of the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ)
TECHNICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES
Good Communication skills
Planning and Organization skills
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Implement strategies to effectively manage stock and ensure quality and safety of pharmaceutical products in the clinics
Ensure compliance with good pharmacy practices and good dispensing practices
Ensure continuous supply of medication for patients accessing care from pharmacy and areas that we support
Issue medicines to patients, furnishing information and advice to patients about the use of medicines
Determine patient compliance with the therapy and follow up to ensure that patient’s medicine related needs are being met
Ensure that all supported clinics have stock cards and files for managing stock
Ensure that stock cards are kept up to date and maintained
Support implementation and functionality of electronic stock management systems (eLMIS) used in the district
Ensure that facilities are reporting medicine availability as required on Stock Visibility System (e.g. SMS 4 Life)
Compile monthly statistics and reports and forward to relevant persons
Coordinate the implementation of DMAD projects (e.g. MMSD and CCMDD)
Compile weekly /monthly stock status reports
Report and submit pharmacovigilance information and data
By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.
Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process. Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.
Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Right to Care Zambia is aware of fraudulent activities by certain individuals claiming to be representatives of the organization.
Be advised that Right to Care does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and as such Right to Care Zambia assumes no responsibility for any announcements or activities by such individuals or entities.
To apply for this job email your details to Vacancy25@righttocare.org