Pharmacists dispense medications to patients in accordance with doctor's orders and consult patients on medication usage and contraindications. Pharmacists communicate directly with physicians in order to correctly deliver medications.
Pharmacists work in a community setting, such as a retail drugstore, or in a healthcare facility, such as a hospital. Pharmacists in community pharmacies dispense medications, counsel patients on the use of prescription and over-the-counter medications, and advise physicians about medication therapy.
Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities. Dispenses medications by compounding, packaging, and labelling pharmaceuticals. Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions.
Provides pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counselling patients on drug therapies.
Develops hospital staff's pharmacological knowledge by participating in clinical programs; training pharmacy staff, students, interns, externs, residents, and health care professionals.
Complies with Government’s drug laws, the drug enforcement administration, maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new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.
Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Maintains pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Ordering drugs from the drugstores.
Checking the invoices with the cashier.
Checking the invoices with the Head Nurse.
Preparing the approvals.
Ordering drugs from the pharmacies when they are not available in the drugstores and the patient needs the urgently.
Checking for expired and near expired drugs.
Entering the new drugs to the system.
Arranging the shelves.
Pharmacist Skills and Qualifications:
Analyzing Information, Administering Medication, Judgment, Verbal Communication, Ministry of Health Regulations, and Pharmacology, Managing Processes, Legal Compliance, Productivity, Quality Focus, and Attention to Details.
Excellent English & Kurdish (written, spoken and read) Arabic is also require