MEDICINES DISPENSER Medecins sans Frontieres France
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - bound together by our charter. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organization.
MSF was founded in 1971 in Paris by a group of journalists and doctors.
Pharmacy supervisor or PMR
No. of Post:
Khartoum south, Jabal awliaa
30 March 2023
Duties and responsibilities:
To provide an accurate, timely, and qualitative dispensing service of drugs according to medical prescriptions and MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to improve the patient’s health conditions
Dispensing medication to patients according to medical prescription, ensuring the medication is labeled with the correct drug name, strength, quantity, expiry date, directions for use and additional required information and providing clear instructions and advice on how to take the drug, when, how long, how to store, possible side-effects and any other relevant warnings. Making sure the patient understands in order to ensure correct treatment.
Adhering to MSF practice policies and procedures for dispensing medicines, in particular those relating to controlled drugs and ensuring respect of confidentiality in dispensing
Placing accurate and timely orders with the central stock, maintaining minimum stock levels of medicines, checking expiry dates and storage conditions and ensuring no medicines or material are taken out of the dispensary without authorization
Maintaining accurate dispensing records and regularly reporting them to his/her technical reference. Ensuring returned and out-of-date medication is safely removed to a well designated quarantine zone for unwanted pharmaceuticals, separated from the normal stock
Organizing and keeping clean the dispensing area, ensuring cleanliness and care in handling medicines to avoid contamination and mix-up. Maintaining dispensary equipment, ensuring it is clean, accurate and in a good state of repair.
Maintaining the integrity and security of the dispensary by admitting only authorized personnel and ensuring that all medicines are stored as appropriate. Reporting immediately to the technical reference on any problem arising in the service (especially loss, robbery, quality problems with medicines (abnormal changes in colour, consistency, and odour) damage of medical equipment or medicines).
Carrying out Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE) and interacting with patient using a patient based approach to accompany chronic disease (HIV, TB, etc.) patients along their visits. Receiving patients, informing about treatment and adherence, giving appointment for the next drug delivery. Informing the medical doctor in case of lack of adherence and identifying the reasons and finding solutions to improve adherence.
Understanding, recording and informing on any complaint received from patients related to medicine use or side effects.
This job description may be amended in line with the activities or evolution of the Mission
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
Working experience of at least 6 months is essential
Mission language desirable and local language essential
Essential knowledge of basic mathematics and use of measuring equipment
Desirable computer literacy (word, excel)
Results and Quality Orientation L1
Teamwork and Cooperation L1
Behavioural Flexibility L1
Commitment to MSF Principles L1
Stress Management L2
Applications must be in English language and include:
Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas.
Cover letter in English
Updated contact details (candidate’s phone number and a backup phone number)
Sudanese National ID. Copy of Labor card and civil certificate.
Application should be submitted before or on 30th March 2023 in sealed envelope mentioning “MSF France- application for MEDICINES DISPENSER to MSF France Office at Al Ryad district, Block#12, House#2, Jazer street, Khartoum State.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Note: Covid19 risk factors will be done by MSF staff health before the confirmation of the contract.