Pharmacist, Ibadan

Posted on: Sat 26-11-2022

Optimed is a retail pharmacy established for the distribution and retailing of drugs and counselling for customers by well trained professionals.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacist

Location: Alakia, Ibadan

Employment Type: Full-time

Roles and Responsibilities

Dispensing Service:

  • Filling and dispensing of prescriptions in accordance with the pharmacy code of ethics.
  • Counselling and educating patients on how and when to take a prescribed medicine. This includes expected side effects and how to mitigate them.
  • Checking for potentially dangerous drug interactions when patients are taking multiple medications and taking appropriate steps to ensure patient safety.
  • Packaging & Labeling Drugs appropriately, as well as cross-checking all labelled drugs for accuracy
  • Dispensing and controlling the use of poisons/controlled substances.
  • Also ensuring that the right processes are always adhered to when dispensing controlled substances.

Clinical Services:

  • Consulting with patients about appropriate medications for common ailments and making referrals to other healthcare professional where appropriate.
  • Providing advice on healthy living, skin care and general wellness.
  • Assisting patients with diagnostics (weight, BMI, B.P, sugar level etc) and keeping appropriate records.
  • Managing patients in emergency by administering appropriate first aid procedure.
  • Driving improved patient drug compliance
  • Building trust with patients and becoming the community’s Go-To trusted health advisor.

Commercial Acumen:

  • Ensuring the delivery of exceptional and memorable Customer Service at every interaction with patients.
  • Developing, implementing and monetizing of Pharmacy Services and Health Promotion Programs
  • Evaluating Sources for Supplies Based on Price, Quality and Service
  • Supervising the Supply Chain of Medicines and other products.
  • Carrying out periodic inventory cycle count.
  • Driving sales and profit in the pharmacy to meet set goals, targets and objectives.
  • Strategically work towards achievement of pharmacy short-term and long-term goals
  • Generate weekly reports.

People Management:

  • Managing employee and customer feedback system
  • Evaluating Subordinates and carrying out performance management
  • Setting Quality Standards
  • Monitoring Adherence to Quality Standards.


  • B.Pharm or Pharm D qualification
  • One to Three years experience in Community Pharmacy practice
  • Additional qualifications and certifications will be an added advantage.
  • Organizing and educating patients on health topics, such as diet, exercise, and managing stress.
  • Developing materials to help in the dissemination of health and wellness information to customers and the community.
  • Training of Pharmacy Technicians and Health assistants
  • Researching and Developing Health Promotion Literature for both educational and marketing purposes.

Desirable Attributes:

  • Must be a quick learner and a self-starter
  • Entrepreneur-minded individual
  • Customer-centric and people-oriented.
  • Must possess good leadership and negotiation skills
  • Must be disciplined and hardworking.

Application Closing Date

5th December, 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their current CV to: [email protected]

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using the Job Title as the subject of the email.