Pharmacist - UAEN - #43317

NMC Healthcare


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Abu Dhabi
Contract type: Full time

Carries out functions of selecting, procuring, storing, distribution, preparing, dispensing, administering, documenting and monitoring of pharmaceutical agents in the hospital.


Dispensing medications to patients after checking and counseling

    Calling physicians to clarify a prescription when in doubt

      Prepare and /or oversees the preparation and dispensing of prescription medication to patients or medical practitioners

        Suggests in generic substitution of prescribed pharmaceuticals

          Oversees the procurement, acquisition, storage and disbursal of drugs and medications

            Adheres to storage protocols and maintains records as per requirements

              Reviews patient history and make assessments regarding probable reactions, allergies etc and communicate to concerned clinician

                Follow established departmental policies, framework, procedures and participate in QI progress

                  Adhere to HAAD requirements and meet insurance documentation requirements

                    Monitoring near expiry/expired medication and take necessary steps for disposal as per prescribed procedures

                      Maintain confidentiality of patient information

                        Supports the formulary and restricted drugs program

                          Supports the requirements of intravenous drug preparation program

                            Checking upon prescriptions from all aspects before he/she dispense it

                              Dispensing and register controlled and compounded prescriptions on their special books

                                Keeping custody of controlled medication and abidance with its laws and regulations

                                  Continuously monitors and keeps track of all controlled medication, narcotics and antidotes. Maintain clear records of procurement, storage and disbursal/disposal of these

                                    Advises Physicians on equivalents or substitute drugs

                                      Helps reviews drug usage patterns and suggests control when needed

                                        Helps in frequent inspection of nursing drug cabinets, emergency trays and crash carts

                                          Helps monitor pharmaceutical and other established indicators to ensure ongoing quality assurance

                                            Maintaining the antidotes levels, checking their expiry, adjusting the dose of different emergency medications and ensuring the standard storage of antidotes in Emergency department

                                              Maintaining the stock levels of different medicines in disaster trolleys

                                                Procurement, preparation, dispensing and storage of chemotherapeutic agents

                                                  Abiding by the standardized practice of high alert medications and concentrated electrolytes

                                                    Ensure compliance to all laws, circulars and regulations related to the pharmacy profession

                                                      Review prescriptions to ensure accuracy and to ascertain and evaluate suitability

                                                        Assess and review possibilities of drug interactions and advise prescribing doctors accordingly. Also provide supporting input regarding side effects, dosage and proper medication use and storage

                                                          • Check for drug-drug, drug-food/beverage, drug-disease interactions and update respective clinicians.

                                                          Successfully completed and holds an accredited recognized BSc. in Pharmacy

                                                            Holds a current and valid license to practice as a Pharmacist in home country

                                                              Must have HAAD License to practice

                                                                2 years Experience in acute care facility

                                                                  Excellent command of oral and written English

                                                                    • Must have a thorough knowledge of medical ethics

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