Ensures through his actions, either directly or indirectly, that a superior quality of medical treatment, compassion and understanding is given to every patient served at the NMC Hospitals and Clinics.
Ensures prompts and accurate delivery of medications to patients.
Ensures that Physician’s Orders and patient medication profiles are reviewed, processed and checked properly.
Ensures that drug information is provided to health care professional and patients to assist in providing rational drug therapy.
Ensures that orientation to new staff is carried out.
Ensures that prescriptions are appropriate and accurately filled with detailed instructions by interpreting each prescription before filing to ascertain if strength and dosage prescribed is within patient tolerance.
Ensures that patient profile is reviewed to check for Drug vs. Drug Interaction, Drug vs. Patient Allergies and Drug vs. Patient Diet restrictions and dosage suitable.
Ensures that daily preparations of medicines for inpatients are carried out based on the unit dose system.
Ensures that the doses for I.V. Admixtures, TPN and Compounding Cytotoxic drugs are properly calculated according to the written policy and procedures.
Ensures of computerized charging, verification and modification of inpatient medication for specific patients.
Ensures that current and accurate drug information to health care professionals is provided.
Ensures that confidentiality and security of patient information is maintained as per hospital policy and professional pharmacy standards.
Ensures that monthly controlled drug requirements and stock level are well estimated; controls and initiates storehouse orders for all appropriate areas.
Ensures to participate in the inpatient counseling and training in Pharmacy Students.
Ensure to assist in updating the Hospital Formulary.
Ensures an accurate and proper storage of any new delivered medicines.
Ensures that the process of computerization is observed, including drug dispensing, inventory, Drug vs. Drug interaction, Allergies, Refills and validity of prescriptions.
Ensures that periodic spot-check for all controlled and narcotic drugs are performed according to the MOH to guarantee inventory correctness.
Ensures that the operating manuals for the Pharmacy unit are reviewed every two (2) years.
Ensures to participate in the continuing education, to keep abreast of new pharmaceuticals, equipment techniques and antidote information.
Ensures that current listing of physicians and dentists’ signature specimens (badge number), abbreviations and clerical symbols recommending and implementing approved changes are kept and filed.
Ensures that infection control procedures are implemented and maintained.
Ensures to comply with the hospital dress code.
Responsible to educate patients /families as per their needs and to implement their whole role regarding patient / family education process as mention in patient & family education policy and procedure including documentation in patient medical record.
They are knowledgeable about their essential role in patient and family education.
Involves the patient/families in plan of care and respects patients/families regarding their goals and choices of patient care.
Provides health promotion and health teaching thru methods appropriate to a patients’ developmental level, learning needs, readiness and ability to learn, language preference, culture and situations.
Allots time necessary to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient education provided to patients/families with appropriate documentation.
Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of the employee’s knowledge, skills and abilities.
Performs additional tasks and duties as assigned by Superiors.
Head of Pharmacy
A minimum of:
B.S. Pharmacy Graduate.
Licensed Pharmacist, according to laws and regulations;
A minimum of:
Two (2) years experience as a Pharmacist in a Pharmacy of a large acute care hospital;
- Proficient in the use and application of new medications and technology.
- Problem solving ability and analytical thinking preferred.
- Customer service skills; exhibits professionalism, effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
- Fluency in verbal and written English for Arabic and Non-Arabic speakers.
- Computer literate.