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AJIRALEO TANZANIA
MEDICAL TEAMS INTERNATIONAL
Jobs in Tanzania: New Job Vacancies at Medical Teams International, 2019
AJIRA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019
Job Title: ASSISTANT PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNICIAN (8 POSITIONS)
 Job Summary
To provide an accurate, timely, and qualitative dispensing service of drugs according to medical prescriptions and Medical Teams International's protocols, standards and procedures in order to improve the patient’s health conditions.
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  • Dispenses medication to patients according to medical prescription, ensuring the medication is labeled with the correct drug name, strength, quantity, expiry date, directions for use and additional required information and providing clear instructions and advice on how to take the drug, when, how long, how to store, possible side-effects and any other relevant warnings. Making sure the patient understands in order to ensure correct treatment.
  • Adhering to Medical Teams International’s practice policies and procedures for dispensing medicines, in particular those relating to controlled drugs and ensuring respect of confidentiality in dispensing
  • Placing accurate and timely orders with the central stock, maintaining minimum stock levels of medicines, checking expiry dates and storage conditions and ensuring no medicines or material are taken out of the dispensary without authorization
  • Maintaining accurate dispensing records and regularly reporting them to his/her technical reference. Ensuring returned and out-of-date medication is safely removed to a well designated quarantine zone for unwanted pharmaceuticals, separated from the normal stock
  • Organizing and keeping clean the dispensing area, ensuring cleanliness and care in handling medicines to avoid contamination and mix-up. Maintaining dispensary equipment, ensuring it is clean, accurate and in a good state of repair.
  • Maintaining the integrity and security of the dispensary by admitting only authorized personnel and ensuring that all medicines are stored as appropriate. Reporting immediately to the technical reference on any problem arising in the service (especially loss, robbery, quality problems with medicines (abnormal changes in colour, consistency, and odour) damage of medical equipment or medicines). 
  • Carrying out Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE) and interacting with patient using a patient based approach to accompany chronic disease (HIV, TB, etc.) patients along their visits. Receiving patients, informing about treatment and adherence, giving appointment for the next drug delivery. Informing the medical doctor in case of lack of adherence and identifying the reasons and finding solutions to improve adherence.
  • Understanding, recording and informing on any complaint received from patients related to medicine use or side effects.
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science is required
  • Registration with Pharmacy Council of Tanzania
  • Valid practicing license is required
  • Additional qualifications in Laboratory Management is an added advantage
EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role is required
  • Experience working with an international NGO is an added advantage
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
KNOWLEDGE
  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory practices
  • Knowledge of how to operate standard laboratory equipment
  • Knowledge of hygiene management and IPC protocol
SKILLS
  • Skilled in performing routine laboratory investigations and interpreting results
  • Skilled in developing and conducting trainings
  • Good communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and stand
ABILITIES
  • Analytical with attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of patient information and test results
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

Documents to be attached with application   
  • CV/Resume (in English) 
  • Birth Certificate or National ID or Passport (Provide only one document) 
  • Academic Certificate  
  • Registration Certificate from Pharmacy Council of Tanzania 
  • Recommendation Letter from previous employer 
  • Copy of police report or letter of good character from local government
  • Copy of Certificate of Service from previous employer

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY saved as your name (Surname FirstName) in PDF or Word ONLY with subject as  “CLINICAL OFFICER” , including 3 work related referees to [email protected]
Indicate your Salary expectation/ current or previous salary/Notice Period at the bottom of your CV
INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE: ASSISTANT PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNICIAN
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12th December 2019 5.00PM.