Drug Dispenser at Medecins du Monde

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Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Drug Dispenser

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Contract: Full Time

Line Manager: Pharmacist

Length of Contract: 6 months

Job Field: Medical / Health

Possibility for Extension: YES

Starting Date: ASAP

Job Tasks

Under the supervision of the Pharmacist, the Drug Dispenser will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Distribution of drugs during the mobile clinics
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly drugs consumption

Tasks Description

  • Stock management in link with mobile clinics
  • Prepare all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and ensure that everything is ready before to leave MdM officeRealize the pharmacy stock management (in/out) at the mobile clinic
  • Calculate daily consumption for each item in order to anticipate any shortage
  • Do a weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Prepare weekly drugs orders to MdM central pharmacy with the assistance of the medical doctors and paramedics staffDistribution of drugs during the mobile clinics
  • Give the drugs according to the medical prescription.
  • Ask the medical doctor or the midwife to complete their prescription in case of incomplete information (dosage, duration…) Indicate the name, presentation and dosage of the drugs on the dispensing bag.
  • Explain to the patient how to take the treatment and make sure that the explanations have been understood Explain the potential side effects of a drug to the patient
  • Fill in the daily consumption form for each item
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly drugs consumption
  • Collect the daily mobile clinic consumption
  • Participate to the weekly computerization and analysis of the drugs consumption
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activities report to submit to the pharmacist and team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM

Profil Required

  • Community Health Extension Worker (CHEW)
  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Good knowledge in nutrition
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Application Closing Date
11th December, 2017.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a two page Curriculum Vitae, three work-related references and one page Cover Letter, all in One Document (MS Word or PDF) explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net Also, write the Job Title and your name in the subject line.

Note

  • Only applications by e-mail will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • If you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.
  • MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

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