Pharmacist Vacancy at Synapse Services


Posted on: Fri 15-10-2021

Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment. We are located in the heart of Nigeria - Abuja, with branches in Lagos, and Anambra state. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacist

Location: Abuja

Job Description

The roles and responsibilities of this include but not limited to:

  • Dispense, label and package prescribed drugs to patients and ensure they are counseled on how to take their drugs in order to minimize side effects and maximize benefits
  • Render clinical advice to patients concerning their drug regimen so as to encourage compliance and adherence to therapy
  • Actively listen to and address all patients’ concerns and also follow up to ensure medications are effective
  • Ensure patients safety by ensuring the past medication history are checked each time a drug is prescribed or refilled
  • Offer advice on non-prescription remedies such as maintaining good diet and exercise, life style modification use of herbal and natural health products to obtain general wellness
  • Participate in drug procurement, employ cost-effective decision making
  • Identify opportunities for improving business processes and suggest new systems and/or operational changes to management
  • Instruct patients on the dosage and dietary requirements for drug consumption
  • Provide Clinicians with information on proper drug therapy for patients
  • Monitor and audit drug inventory, ensures compliance with all regulatory guidelines and reporting
  • Instruct patients on the dosage and dietary requirements for drug consumption
  • Provide Clinicians with information on proper drug therapy for patients Perform drug assay to verify purity, strength, and other parameters considered for dosage
  • Review over-the-counter (OTC) and medical prescriptions to ensure they are suitable for a patient
  • Provide patients with information regarding drug interactions, side effects and storage requirements
  • Maintain record of patient profiles, inventory, and registries
  • Monitor patients to track the efficiency/side effect of drugs and make changes where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team to assist with problem identification and resolution
  • Evaluate medication and ensure standardization of medical care for the department
  • Ensure strict adherence to the policies and procedures guarding the security of controlled substances
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the MD.

Requirements and Experience

  • Licensed Pharmacy Degree
  • Must have a current license
  • 2 years previous experience (post NYSC) in Pharmacy management.

Application Closing Date

26th October, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the email.

Note: Application will be reviewed on a rolling basis.