International Medical Corps
Dispenser
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Posted date 8th July, 2024 Last date to apply 15th July, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Attock, Punjab
Category Community & Social Services
Type Contractual Position 1
Experience 2 years
Status Closed

JOB DESCRIPTION *

JOB SUMMARY  

The Dispenser reports to a team leader of the medical team or head of the department or health facility manager as assigned by the country team. The position will be responsible to properly store/arrange, dispense prescribed medication by authorized clinician and compile reporting on medicine at the health facility or mobile medical team.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Dispense prescribed medicines, maintain stocks, and maintain daily/weekly/monthly record based on formats provided.
•    Strictly adhere to and follow prescription in medicine dispensing.
•    Explain in detail and council all patients on medicine use, time/frequency, route, precautions, expected side effects and completion of treatment course, and when to return to pick medicine I f advised by the health care provider.
•    Properly label medicine in line with the global standards.
•    Provide full course of treatment to patients.
•    In collaboration with the pharmacist, ensure availability of medicine all times, prevent stockouts and request medicine timely from the warehouse.
•    Ensure maintenance of temperature for medicine storage and dispensing sites.
•    Ensure that all patient-related information is accurately registered and recorded within the provided registers.   
•    Adhere to administrative directives with regards to work schedules, record keeping, patient communications, re-stocking of essential drugs, consumables, and other medical supplies. 
•    Update bin cards daily.
•    Maintain daily, weekly, and monthly consumption record and share with relevant program staff.
•    Collaborate with other departments as needed to ensure smooth implementation and integration of services.
•    Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor as part of the team.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS *

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

•    Qualified and registered dispenser from a recognized nursing institute with a valid license to practice or an equivalent qualification acceptable in the country. 
•    Previous experience in same capacity will be an edge.  
•    Previous NGO experience preferable.
•    Good communication and public dealing skills while performing duties in the public health care service.
•    Good Knowledge of medicines utilization and dosages.
•    Good English reading and writing skills.
 

 

Code of Conduct

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report. If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.

Safeguarding

It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons.

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

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