• (+965) 182 66 66

  • Yousef Ben Hamoud Street,

    P.O. Box 6661, Salmiya 22077,Kuwait

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PHARMACY HELPER

JOB SUMMARY

The Pharmacy Cashier performs cashiering transactions in the collection of accounts and related duties in accordance with Hospital Rules & Regulations and Policies & Procedures.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Checks the quantities and expired dates of all received pharmaceutical items from agents companies or pharmacy stores including items requiring special handling or refrigeration.
  2. Unpacks & correctly labels all received pharmaceutical items and shelving on its specified space following FIFO rule ,i.e. First In-First Out
  3. Ensures safe transportation of medication stocks between pharmacy settings and hospital wards and units as and when required
  4. Informs Pharmacy Inventory Clerk on shortages/new stocks required
  5. Reports occurred or near miss incidents related to medications storing conditions or Medications package conditions to Pharmacy Inventory Clerk.
  6. Restocks medications in storage areas, replenishes items on shelves
  7. Maintains and cleans equipment, work areas and shelves in the pharmacy
  8. Follows established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program and safety standards
  9. Participates in meetings as required
  10. Participates in educational programs, in-service meetings and workshops as directed
  11. Performs all other additional assignments as requested by the Pharmacy Manager.

 

KEY CONTACTS
INTERNAL:
  1. Visiting & NMH Doctors/Physicians
  2. NMH employees
EXTERNAL:
  1. Patients and their Relatives & Friends
  2. General Public
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education :High School or equivalent
Experience : Preferably 2 years’ experience in a similar role
OTHER SKILLS: Technical: Good numerical abilities. Knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical terminology Administrative Skills: Detail Oriented and good Customer Relations skills. Soft Skills: Excellent Communication and Inter-Personal skills. Computer Skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Hospital MIS Language Skills: Good in written and spoken English, Arabic is an advantage.
Works in the hospital pharmacy which operates 24x7, dealing with customers at the counter. May have to work long hours and in shifts. Prolonged standing at the counter/walking. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel and lift light supplies/equipment.