Pharmacy Program Officer jobs career at the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria(IHVN) Nigeria 2013 

Our Institute is a leading provider of treatment, care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and other infectious diseases with headquarters in Abuja and Regional offices in Benin, Jos, Kano and the Federal Capital Territory.

We seek a competent, self-starting and result-oriented candidate to fill the position of sole pharmacist at a clinic in Abuja which caters to a population most-at-risk for HIV. The candidate will be sensitive to patient needs and will be able to equally cater to patients participating in a research study as well as regular clinic patients. .
Job descriptions:
  • Filling of prescriptions and counseling of patients on the use of drugs, especially antiretroviral drugs;
  • Developing weekly report on drug utilization
  • Recording of reported cases of drug interactions and side effects
  • Maintenance of cold chain for thermolabile drugs
  • Inventory management including monitoring of drugs’ shelf life, disposal of expired drugs and reception of drug deliveries
  • Ensure good pharmacy practice and proper data management at facility.
  • Ensure patients are appropriately counseled on the administration of antiretroviral drugs.
  • Monitors adherence and miss refills
  • Monitors and educates on Adverse Drug Reactions (ADR) of Antiretroviral drugs
  • Monitor regimen switch liaising with the clinicians
  • Collate and analyze patient by regimen from drug monthly consumption data and develop trends
  • Develop drug orders for restocking of pharmacy.
  • Match drug order requests with drug receipt to ensure drug suppliers supply what was requested
  • Verify drug delivery in the stores and make the necessary documentations
Qualifications and Experience:
  1. BPharm, Additional qualification will be an advantage
  2. At least 1 year experience in Pharmacy HIV/AIDS, TB or Malaria program
  3. At least 2 year of post-NYSC experience in Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacy Logistics
  4. Experience in pharmacovigilance will be a plus.
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English.

    Opening Date: 08th March, 2013
    Closing Date: 22nd March, 2013

Method of Application
Application letter and detailed curriculum vitae in Microsoft word format should be forwarded to the Senior Human Resources Officer through this email address: 
Candidates should indicate appropriate positions and preferred locations in their application letter. IHVN is an equal opportunity employer.
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