AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Zambia
Posted Job
10 months ago

Pharmacist (Lusaka)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a legally registered not for profit, NGO registered in Zambia. AHF collaborates with the Zambian government and other partner institutions, to provide technical assistance to these key stakeholders to establish sustainable and replicable models for the delivery of quality and comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, care and support, HIV Counselling, and Testing, Prevention and Psychosocial services to people living with HIV/AIDS.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manages the pharmacy supply chain
  • Leads in the retrieval of accurate, concise, applicable and timely drug information.
  • Collects patient specific data for prescription processing including allergies, etc.
  • Provides instruction and information regarding correct use of drugs supplied
  • Takes stock of incoming supplies and undertakes regular stock takes
  • Compiles operational data and uses it to prepare management reports
  • Participates in the case management of individual patients to ensure the continuity care
  • Participates in Developing internal working systems relevant to the medical/pharmacy operations within a clinic setting:
  • Produces required reports on a timely basis
  • Maintains compliance with the Health Professional Council of Zambia and National Public Health policies and other standards/guidelines.
  • Undertakes Pharmacy activities in a manner reflective of the philosophy of AIDS Healthcare Foundation:
  • Participates in pharmacy and clinic staff orientation
  • Plans and participates in educational programs for the pharmacy and clinic staff
  • Works with the clinic team to ensure that supplies that directly impact patient care are available.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment and good decision-making skills; and
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Masters degree and added advantage
  • Certification in ART and Logistics
  • Certification in ART and OIs
  • Certification in Advanced ART pharmacy training
  • At least 3 years post graduate experience in a pharmacy, preferably with ARV and OI medications
  • Registration by HPCZ with a valid Practicing License

How to Apply

Candidates are expected to send a cover letter and CV as one document to the email below:

with a clear indication of the position they are applying for in the subject line. First write the word Zambia, put a hyphen then indicate the position you are applying for. All should be in capital letters. For example, “ZAMBIA-PHARMACIST”.

*No phone calls, no walk-ins, no direct e-mails to AHF staff members*

Application deadline
18 Jan 15:00
Email applications to
globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org with a copy to humanresource619@gmail.com

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