LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital


Expire Date: 
Sat, 06/08/2013
Central Pharmacy
Work Schedule: 
• Monday till Friday: from 8:00 till 4:30 and/or 10:30 till 7:00 (rotation with the other pharmacist) • Saturdays: from 8:00 till 4:00 (every other Sunday as rotation with the other pharmacist) • Sundays and official Holidays: from 10:30 till 12:30 or more if needed (rotation with the other pharmacist)

 Minimum BS in Pharmacy. Pharm D is a plus.
 A minimum of one year of hospital pharmacy experience, with extensive exposure to pharmacy operations and automation.

Required Skills: 

 Good computer skills especially in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Able to work within a professional code of ethics and respect confidentiality.
 Ability to work with others as part of a team.
 Time management and organizational skills.
 Reliable and dedicated.
 Able to work under pressure.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Control the medication shortages.
 Prepare purchase requests for the pharmacy.
 Receive and control the pharmaceutical products.
 Prepare and control the daily distribution of pharmaceuticals products.
 Ensure that medications reach the patient in the correct form and dose.
 Check prescriptions to ensure there is no interaction and that they are appropriate and safe for the individual patient.
 Coordinate with the physicians and nursing staff to ensure the appropriateness of the prescribed medications and quantities.
 Take responsibility for the accurate dispensing and timely distribution of drugs and medicines to patients.
 Assure the weekly control of pharmaceutical stocks.
 Ensure medical products are stored appropriately and securely to guarantee freshness and potency.
 Control the expired products.
 Participate in the inventory count of medications.
 Participate in the Quality work (Policies, Procedures, KPI’s, Training, JCI and Accreditation requirements…).
 Contribute to scientific research activities: side effects, interaction among drugs, (new dosage form, molecule, etc.). Stay abreast of new or reformulated products being developed by medical and pharmaceutical researchers.
 Follow-up treatment, patient profile, relationships between physicians and pharmacists.
 Supervise and coach the work of technician aid and supply clerk.
 Lead process improvement activities involving medication distribution.

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