Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment. We are located in the heart of Nigeria – Abuja, with branches in Lagos, and Anambra state. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs.

Job Title: Pharmacist

Locations: Abuja

Duration: 1 Month

Job Description
The roles and responsibilities of this include but not limited to:

  1. Dispense, label and package prescribed drugs to patients and ensure they are counseled on how to take their drugs in order to minimize side effects and maximize benefits.
  2. Render clinical advice to patients concerning their drug regimen so as to encourage compliance and adherence to therapy.
  3. Actively listen to and address all patients’ concerns and also follow up to ensure medications are effective.
  4. Ensure patients safety by ensuring the past medication history are checked each time a drug is prescribed or refilled.
  5. Offer advice on non-prescription remedies such as maintaining good diet and exercise, life style modification use of herbal and natural health products to obtain general wellness.
  6. Participate in drug procurement, employ cost-effective decision making.
  7. Identify opportunities for improving business processes and suggest new systems and/or operational changes to management.
  8. Instruct patients on the dosage and dietary requirements for drug consumption.
  9. Provide Clinicians with information on proper drug therapy for patients.
  10. Monitor and audit drug inventory, ensures compliance with all regulatory guidelines and reporting.
  11. Instruct patients on the dosage and dietary requirements for drug consumption
  12. Provide Clinicians with information on proper drug therapy for patients Perform drug assay to verify purity, strength, and other parameters considered for dosage.
  13. Review over-the-counter (OTC) and medical prescriptions to ensure they are suitable for a patient.
  14. Provide patients with information regarding drug interactions, side effects and storage requirements.
  15. Maintain record of patient profiles, inventory, and registries.
  16. Monitor patients to track the efficiency/side effect of drugs and make changes where appropriate.
  17. Collaborate with multidisciplinary team to assist with problem identification and resolution.
  18. Evaluate medication and ensure standardization of medical care for the department.
  19. Ensure strict adherence to the policies and procedures guarding the security of controlled substances.
  20. Perform any other duties as directed by the MD.

Job Requirements and Experience

  • Licensed Pharmacy Degree.
  • Must have a current license.
  • 2 years previous experience (post NYSC) in Pharmacy management.

Application Deadline
20th November, 2021.

HMethod of application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: jobs@synapseservices.org using the job title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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