Pharmacy Dispenser job at Cure Uganda

Cure Uganda

Pharmacy Dispenser job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 February 2022

Hiring Organization: Cure Uganda

Job Details:

To ensure that all medical supplies are dispensed in a safe environment and in compliance with the ministry of health regulations.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Requisitions medical supplies from the main store for the medical stores and DHO’s office
• Makes timely requisition twice a week
• Monitors drug usage on both Ward and I.C.U
• Monitor drug expires
• Makes recommendations for medical needs to the procurement office.
• Gives feedback to the procurement office on the quality of the medical supplies.
• Acts as a middle man between the medical term and procurement office.
• Makes timely requisitions to the DHO’s office/ Mable City health Office for some of the inessential drugs that are provided by the gov’t
• Dispense Medical Supplies
• Issues requisitioned medical supplies to the Ward, Intensive Care Unit, Operating Room and Out Patients Clinic.
• Dispenses prescribed medications to discharged and OPD patients.
• Regularly updates the physicians and in charges on the availability of new drugs and shock.
• Ensures that the medications do not expire before use by practicing the FEFO method (First to Expire First Out).
• Promotes cost effectiveness and responsible use of hospital supplies.
• Monitor medical supplies
• Maintains optimum stock levels for the efficient operations of the hospital.
• Maintains the medical stores in a clean and systematic order labeling all shelves and cabinets
• Works with the Inventory Assistant in disposing of medications according to the CHU disposal guidelines
• Makes reports to on drugs that are no longer in use or not frequently used as necessary
• Immunization
• Maintains updated immunization records
• Maintains and observes the cold chain protocol
• Makes timely requisitions to the DHO’s office for vaccine
• Patient and Staff care
• Demonstrates respect for patients and their families regardless of tribal origin, gender, race, religion, disease process, or financial status.
• Demonstrates a caring, Christ-like attitude toward staff, patients, and their families.
• Demonstrates a positive rapport and cooperative work relationship with associates.
• Record Keeping
• Maintains confidentiality of all CURE patient records and only discusses patient data that is pertinent to the involved health care provider. Nonspecific patient information may be used for purposes of quality assurance.
• Updates stock records in the medical store on a daily basis
• Gives reports on stock levels every Monday morning of every week and at the end of every month to the N/M’s office
• Communication
• Communicates effectively with other disciplines within the facility to ensure a continuum of patient care.
• Acts as a communication link between the medical services and procurement/inventory office
• Spiritual Ministry
• Participates in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.
• Occupation Health and Safety
• All staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to themselves, other staff members or customers.
• Following & complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as required.
• Participating in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being in the workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where appropriate.
• Early and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when identified.
• Other duties
• Other official related duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

Essential Qualifications
• Completed a Diploma in Pharmacy Dispenser
• Possess a current certificate from Allied Health
• Good knowledge of general scientific principles, practices, specialized techniques used in the practice of Pharmacy dispensing
• High degree of integrity and professional values.
• Excellent communication and report writing skills
• Essential Skills
• Maintains open communication with members of various levels of management.
• Good teamwork and interpersonal skills.
• Good oral and written communication and presentation skills
• High level planning and organizational skills including efficient and effective time management and the ability to prioritize tasks.
• Essential Experience and knowledge
• At least one-year experience in or demonstrated ability and desire to learn and embrace new ideas.
• Essential personal attributes and aptitudes
• Positive attitude
• Adherence to Christian ethos
• Innovative and independent thinker
• Exhibit high qualities of honesty and integrity when handling hospital resources.
• Considers education a valuable part of the job for her/him and staff members
• Ability to establish priorities and proceed with objectives without supervision
• Desirable
• Experience and/or knowledge of the operations of NGOs.

Application procedure


Applicants must submit their documents as a single combined pdf file to include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and a current practicing License with the Allied Health Professionals Council, and references to the Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 903, Mbale or e-mail to or Hand delivers to CURE Children’s Hospital, Plot 97-103 Bugwere Road, Mbale.

Further information may be obtained by calling  0778832854 

The deadline for receipt of all applications is February 4, 2022 5:00pm . The positions are full-time and based in Mbale. 

CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviews, reference verification, appointment, training, or any other fees). CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondences or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent recruitment activity.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Date Posted: 2022-01-23