Dispensary Assistant

Job Summary

Dispenses prescription medication and other medical products to patients under direction of the pharmacist

Duties and Responsibilities

Counts pills, labels bottles, prices, and compounds medications to prepare prescriptions for patients as directed
• Performs administrative duties, including receiving and inputting prescription orders, operating cash registers, and restocking inventory
• Gathers, organises, and assesses patient information
• Supplies patients with information and education on their prescriptions
• Monitors prescription-filling process to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and pharmacy policies
• Liaises with healthcare providers and patients to obtain correct prescription information
• Answers patients' questions about their medications under the supervision of the pharmacist
• Takes inventory of drugs on hand and records results
• Places orders for additional drugs as directed by the pharmacist
• Maintains electronic patient information
• Prepares billing information for medications
• Completes patients' sales transactions for purchase of prescription and over-the-counter medications as well as other pharmaceutical products

Qualifications and Experience

A Dispensary Assistant qualification
• 5 O’Levels
• At least 2 years experience
• Computer literate
• knowledge of generic and trade names of commonly prescribed medications
• experience with administrative and clerical procedures and systems

How to Apply

Suitable and interested persons to submit their CVs to pharmaceuticalrecruitments@gmail.com indicating the position in the subjectline

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