Clinical Pharmacist

Website Saudi German Hospitals Group

Job Description:

Ensure the rational and effective use of medication throughout work collaboratively with healthcare professionals; To deliver a high quality, clinical pharmacy service to patients in general practice ensuring the safe, clinically effective and cost-efficient use of drugs, to reduce harm and improve outcomes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Undertake medication reviews with patients to support optimum therapy and adherence.
  • Performs on shift and is expected to be on call for emergencies as required.
  • Directs and guides Assistant Pharmacists, and related staff.
  • Evaluate response to drug therapy using patient’s existing parameters. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM): interpretation, monitoring, and communication of measured drug concentrations in body fluids to optimize medication efficacy and minimize toxicity. Interprets each prescription before filling to ascertain if strength and dosage prescribed are within patient tolerance.
  • Provide concise, applicable, comprehensive, and timely responses to requests for drug information from patients and health care providers. Provide medication counseling throughout patient’s journey.
  • Resolves discrepancy within the shift and makes report, of not resolved refers the problem to the Supervisor.
  • Management of medication errors and adverse drug reactions.
  • Reviews patient profile to check for: Drug vs Drug Interaction; Drug vs Patient Allergies; and Drug vs Patient Diet Restriction and dosage suitability.
  • Prevent, detect, and resolve medication-related problems, make appropriate evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy recommendations as part of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Recommendation of appropriate therapy for individual patients where evidence is not available, controversial evidence exists or other professionals may challenge advice.
  • Provide advice on the pharmaceutical and pharmacodynamics properties of drugs including alterations of these parameters in ‘special groups’ of patients.
  • Contribute to the organizations wider antimicrobial surveillance program, implementing local programs ensuring appropriate antimicrobial prescribing within general practice.
  • Attendance at Consultant/GP white board/MDT meetings to actively facilitate and provide advice on the treatment of patients.

Job Requirements:

  • Licensure: A Registered Clinical Pharmacist MOH
  • Languages: Proficiency both in English and Arabic is preferred.
  • Personal Requirement: Must have integrity, initiative, evidence of good health and grooming, good moral character and right conduct, strong and pleasing personality.
  • Job Requirement: Participates actively in organization-wide activities without hesitance or personal reservation. Can adapt to unusual job-related circumstances. Works effectively under stressful condition. Willing to work extended hours to attend to emergency cases. Willing to relocate in other SG Hospitals in order to fill in gap, if needed. Expert in dealing with clients.
  • Education: BSC in Pharmacy, preferably with master’s degree in pharmacy administration.
  • Experience: Three (3) years as Pharmacist from a reputable hospital or Pharmacy company.
  • Knowledge/Skills: Thorough knowledge of MOH policies and regulations regarding pharmaceuticals. Ability to gain the confidence of and work with all levels in the medical services, and collaborative departments. Can deal with government authorities with regards to Pharmacy regulatory issues.
  • Equipment Operated: Computer and other computing machines.

Job Details:

Company: Saudi German Hospitals Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ajman, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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