Position title
PHARMACY ASSISTANT
JOB SUMMARY

The Pharmacy Assistant performs pharmacy-related functions, in compliance with department policies and procedures. The incumbent assists the Pharmacist in filling and labelling processed prescriptions, compounding, maintaining pharmacy records, managing inventory and pre-packages pharmaceuticals

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Pre-packages Medicines for distribution.
  • Organises and maintains work area.
  • Assists in preparing, packaging and labelling medicines for dispensing.
  • Assists in preparing extemporaneous compounds.
  • Assists with Proprietary and Emergency Trolley maintenance.
  • Assists with maintaining Pharmacy Records
  • Assists with data entry into the Health Information Management System.
  • Assists Pharmacist in managing inventory.
  • Undertakes additional duties as may be considered necessary by the Pharmacist
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
  • Pharmacy Assistant Certificate from the College of Science Technology and Applied Art of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT) or other equivalent qualification recognized by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Registration as Pharmacy Assistant with the Pharmacy Board of Trinidad & Tobago.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of professional pharmacy.
  • Knowledge of Pharmacy Board Ordinance and related Ordinances.
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Supplies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, other employees and the public.
  • The ability to understand and value individual differences and to consider these differences when working with others
  • The ability to maintain a level of sensitivity and flexibility for the diverse needs and perspectives of others.
  • ICT skills - Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.

Interested candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae with copies of all academic certificates as outlined and the relevant certificates (including Police Certificate of Character not more than six (6) months) by July 07, 2022 to:

 

The General Manager Human Resources

Tobago Regional Health Authority

Doretta’s Court

#197 Marie, Scarborough, TOBAGO

Or via email to:  recruitment@trha.co.tt

  • Please clearly indicate the position for which you are applying either in the subject line of your email or on the envelope.
  • All external certification must have Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) certification.
  • We thank you for your interest in Tobago Regional Health Authority but unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.
Department
Pharmacy
Date posted
June 23, 2022
Valid through
July 7, 2022
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