- Dispensing medications from prescriptions and medication charts meeting legal and departmental requirements.
- Monitoring patient’s prescriptions and medication charts for legality, availability, and any other medication related queries.
- Promoting adherence to the Pharmacy Hospital Medicines List .
- Dispensing and delivering controlled drug and monitored medicine requisitions to wards and departments in a timely manner.
- Demonstrating stock control awareness, and participate in dispensary re-ordering procedures
- Providing intervention and workload statistics when required.
- Performing other duties as directed by Pharmacy Manager.
- Review prescriptions for accuracy, and to evaluate their suitability for the patient.
- Provide information and advice regarding dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and proper medication storage.
- Assess the identity, strength, or purity of medications (OTC and herbal).
- Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, customer account files, inventories, control records for registries of poisons, and controlled drugs.
- Compound and dispense medications as prescribed by doctors a, by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients according to good manufacturing protocols.
- Plan, implement, or maintain procedures for mixing, packaging, or labelling pharmaceuticals, according to policy and legal requirements, whilst upholding quality, security, and proper disposal.
- Provide in depth OTC recommendations, counselling and service to pharmacy patrons.
- Advise customers on the selection of medication brands.
- Unpack, sort, count, and label incoming merchandise, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration.
- Provide specialised services to help patients manage conditions such as diabetes, asthma, smoking cessation, or high blood pressure.
- Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and/or evaluate the quality or effectiveness of drug regimens.
- Analyse prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
- Manage pharmacy operations, supervise staff, perform administrative duties, and buy non-pharmaceutical merchandise.
- Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, or drugs, maintaining stock and ensure proper storage and handling.
- Offer health promotion and prevention activities for the local community, for example, training people to use devices such as blood pressure or diabetes and blood lipid monitors.
- Established close relationships with patients while promoting the products and services of the pharmacy.
- Consulted patients regarding the proper use of medications, potential allergies, adverse drug reactions, and side effects to ensure the safety of the patient.
- Efficiently answered phone calls and processed a high volume of prescription orders.
- Assisted pharmacists in answering drug information questions.
- Assisted in training and educating new pharmacy staff on current pharmacy practices and policies