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Pharmacy Technician at Synapse Services (Lagos)

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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. When life is more than you can bear mentally, be rest assured you will find hope, support, and treatment at Synapse Services.

We believe recovery is a journey not a destination and our multidisciplinary team is committed to supporting our clients in taking the first, usually most difficult, step and providing continuous support on the road to recovery.

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 and Anambra.

We seek to recruit suitable candidates to fill the position below. Only individuals who have a high expectation of themselves and are driven to work above and beyond are welcome to apply. Delivery of professional and excellent services must be at your core.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Lagos Mainland, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
The roles and responsibilities of this include but are 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
  • 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 a record of patient profiles, inventory, and registries
  • Monitor patients to track the efficiency/side effect of drugs and make changes where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with a 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
  • Offer advice on non-prescription remedies such as maintaining a good diet and exercise, lifestyle 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, ensure 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
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the MD.

Requirements and Experience

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant fields.
  • Valid License
  • 2 years’ previous experience (post-NYSC) as a Pharmacy Technician.

Salary
N50,000 – N70,000 monthly.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  3rd January, 2022.


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