Pharmacy Counter Assistant

  • 6 months ago

    Job Description

    Job Title: Pharmacy Counter Assistant (1 post) tenable in Dedza

    Responsible for: Assisting the Pharmacist in providing confidential friendly, efficient and professional healthcare service to the local community.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensure the premises, room, shelves and products are clean
    • Ensure availability of clean water for hand washing and drinking at all times
    • Receive Load and unload deliveries
    • Pre-pack, assemble and label medication
    • Gather and organizes patient information and maintains confidentiality of the same
    • Answer patients questions about their mediations under the supervision of the pharmacist
    • Take inventory of drugs on hand and records results
    • Place orders for additional drugs as directed by the pharmacist
    • Maintain electronic patient information
    • Selling over the counter medication and other medical products
    • Prepare billing information for medications
    • Complete patients sales transactions for purchase of prescription and over the counter medication as well as other pharmaceutical products
    • Dispense medication and other medical products to patients under direction of responsible Pharmacist
    • Perform administrative duties, including answering phones, receiving and inputting prescription orders, operating cash registers and re-stocking inventory

    Experience, Skills and Attributes

    • Able to merchandise, display and handle monetary transactions
    • Able to offer satisfactory customer service
    • Able to handle customer enquiries
    • Personable (have pleasant, tactful manner when dealing with the public either in person or via phone)
    • Possess good organization, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Have passion to offer great health advice


    • Must have a good MSCE with credits in Mathematics and Science subjects
    • Those with experience working in community pharmacy and/or retail environment may have an added advantage

    How to apply

    Those interested should send their application before 11 September, 2020 to THE EXECUTIVE MANAGING DIRECTOR by either:

    • Dropping their application in the box at their premises located at Chisomo Discount Hardware Business Complex close to Dedza District Hospital or

    Please attach an up-to-date CV with three traceable referees and copies of certificates.

    For more details contact the Pharmacist on 0881273260/0996342858


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