Overview

At mPharma, we start and end our day thinking about how we can enable patients to afford their medications. We’re a small but growing team of 150+ members, headquartered in Accra, Ghana, backed by mission-driven investors. We’ve joined hands with third-party payers, drug manufacturers and healthcare providers to develop products and services that directly reduce the costs of prescription drugs for patients. In only a few years, we’ve managed to provide low-cost, high-quality medicines to hundreds of thousands of patients across four African countries (Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe).

 

Position Description
mPharma is looking for a responsible and trustworthy professional with exceptionally high work standards to join our team as a Retail Pharmacist. This role will focus on serving pharmacy customers by preparing medications; giving pharmacological consultation; monitoring patient drug therapies and managing multiple modes of customer interaction as well as general management of the pharmacy.The Pharmacist will work closely with a diverse set of mPharma team members to set up and operate community pharmacies.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing medications by reviewing and interpreting prescriptions and detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Providing advice about health issues, symptoms and medications in response to customer enquiries
  • Organizing and directing pharmacy technicians’ work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.
  • Training and managing staff
  • Tracking inventory, ordering and selling medicines and other stock
  • Adhering to mPharma SOPs
  • Complying with regulatory requirements by maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; advising management on needed actions.
  • Contributing to any other initiatives that are critical to the pharmacies continued success.

 

Our Ideal Candidate

  • An entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for mPharma’s mission to increase the accessibility and affordability of high-quality medicines
  • A strong leader who can model the highest work standards and motivate their team members to maintain those standards
  • An energetic communicator eager to organize and share knowledge in an easily understandable way
  • A self-starter who can multitask while consistently producing high quality deliverables for a diverse set of concurrent initiatives
  • Background in managing a retail pharmacy

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmacy
  • HPCZ license to dispense (unattached to other facility)
  • 2+ years of professional experience in a retail space
  • Advanced Microsoft Office user, particularly for Excel
  • Fluent oral and written English

 

To Apply

To Apply: Send only your CV and cover letter to careers@mpharma.com using the following subject line: “Retail Pharmacist – Zambia – [Your Name]”. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

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