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Pharmacy Supervisor

International Medical Corps

Jordan, Amman


International Medical Corps relieves the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster & disease by delivering vital health care & training.


Job Description

 Job Description

Job Title:       Pharmacy Supervisor

Report to:      Hospital Manager

Location:       Azraq Camp

BACKGROUND

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Hospital Pharmacy Supervisor is primarily responsible for the overall management of pharmaceuticals in Azraq Camp Hospital. S/He is responsible to request medications from Azraq Camp warehouse, making sure that received medications are stored safely & properly, record them with regular inventories. Monitor the rational drug use & consumption, and used with appropriate recording and reporting. 

Scope of Work:

  • Manage the pharmaceutical stock in the Hospital Pharmacy, arrange stock by category and in alphabetical order, with the earliest expiring stock at the front of the shelf and the first in first out techniques “FEFO”
  • In coordination with the Warehouse supervisor/officer, record the receipt and distribution of MOH-Vaccines & GIK medicine ,ensuring that all documentation is complete and accurate
  • Receive the orders from the supplier and inspect items (do the Q.C), as to quality, quantity, and expiry dates. Provide the supplier with feedback in case of irregularity
  • Ensure that all medicine and medical supplies are stored per the manufacturers recommendations
  • Ensure the daily, weekly, and monthly reports are submitted to the Country Pharmacy Manager.
  • Carry out physical inventory count, as required.
  • Together with the Hospital Pharmacist Team, conduct inventory control of pharmacy on a regular basis
  • To make sure to work in full coordination and cooperation with all Hospital departments and Pharmacy team members; to ensure an excellent quality service providing to the patients/refuges
  • Ensure supply different hospital wards, communicate & keep the wards in-charge update regarding to the stock inventory, and monitor the expiry & stock of medications.
  • To comply with & enhance the team work spirit in the pharmacy department
  • Ensure the implementation of Jordan MOH clinical policies, tools, guidelines and UNHCR pharmacy manual for rational use of medications.
  • Monitor the supply quantity, expiration dates and quality of medicines and medical supplies
  • Notify the Country Pharmacy Manager in advance in case of a high consumption and/or over prescribed medications that may lead to low stock or stock out
  • Monitor the pharmacy’s and drug store temperature daily & record it in order to ensure all items are kept at the appropriate temperature
  • Work closely with Referral Doctor & Referral Officers regarding to the Exceptional Approval Mediation “EAM” ; prepare the EAM sheet , dispense &/or provide the EAM for the beneficiaries. Share the sheet & updates on weekly & monthly basis.
  • Provide technical oversight and remote management support for field facilities; on request.
  • Accountable for accurate tracking of hospital pharmacy & hospital wards on a daily & monthly basis to ensure availability of up-to-date and accurate information
  • Directly supervise hospital pharmacist team to ensure day-to-day tasks & objectives are completed successfully and compliance standards are met. Discuss job expectations, set objectives and provide appropriate and timely feedback regarding performance
  • In collaboration Country Pharmacy Manager, compile and develop training and orientation materials and guides for Pharmacy staff related to pharmacy management guideline.

Qualifications:

  • Sc. degree in Clinical Pharmacy “Doctor of Pharmacy”  
  • At least 3 years working experience as a Clinical Pharmacist in known Hospital (tertiary health care facility)
  • “License to practice issued by MOH” & “Active” membership from JPA
  • Past experience with INGO is preferable.
  • Carry BLS or ACLS certified/membership; will consider added value
  • Good knowledge in Health information management, data flows, information analysis and reporting.
  • The ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedure
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • The ability to work under pressure and with limited resources
  • Strong interpersonal, team working, negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate and manage a diverse array of responsibilities
  • Proven team player with ability to cultivate and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and other organizations.
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations diplomatically with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in mentoring/ capacity building of staff and commitment to staff training and development.
  • Strong leadership qualities and willingness to exercise initiative. Ability to set an example of leadership for staff
  • Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word, Excel, Power Point a plus.
  • Excellent command in Arabic and English

 The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Compliance & Ethics

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.  Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.

The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.”

This job description is subject to periodic review and adjustment in order to achieve IMC’s goals in Jordan, and any changes to JD will be discussed and agreed

 


Employement Type : Full time
Minimum Experience : 3
Minimum Experince Years : 3
Country : Jordan
City : Azraq
Job Location : Azraq




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