Synapse Services is the largest provider of Mental Healthcare Service in West Africa. We provide patient-centred care in a calm and serene environment with a robust mixture of Local and internationally trained professionals. With a team of compassionate and highly skilled Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Specialists, Occupational & Speech Therapists, and Psychiatric Nurses, we provide a range of therapeutic programs designed to suit individual needs. Founded in Abuja in 2009, we are a rapidly expanding private service with 2 centres in Abuja and one in Lagos, Portharcourt and Anambra.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities
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

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Licensed Pharmacy Degree
  • Must have a current license
  • 2 years previous experience (post NYSC) in Pharmacy management.

Application Closing Date
24th February, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: jobs@synapseservices.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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