MSF
  • Contract
  • Hawija,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year




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MSF Holland

Description


CONTEXT

 

Médecins Sans Frontières-Holland (MSF-H) is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

MSF-H is currently recruiting for a MEDICINES DISPENSER (Service Level Agreement) in Hawija/Abbasi.

         

Main Purpose

To provide an accurate, timely, and qualitative dispensing service of drugs according to medical prescriptions and MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to improve the patient’s health conditions

 

Accountabilities

  • Dispensing medication to patients according to medical prescription, ensuring the medication is labeled with the correct drug name, strength, quantity, expiry date, directions for use and additional required information and provi-ding clear instructions and advice on how to take the drug, when, how long, how to store, possible side-effects and any other relevant warnings. Making sure the patient understands in order to ensure correct treatment.
  • Adhering to MSF practice policies and procedures for dispensing medicines, in particular those relating to controlled drugs and ensuring respect of confidentiality in dispensing
  • Placing accurate and timely orders with the central stock, maintaining minimum stock levels of medicines, checking expiry dates and storage conditions and ensuring no medicines or material are taken out of the dispensary without authorization
  • Maintaining accurate dispensing records and regularly reporting them to his/her technical reference. Ensuring re-turned and out-of-date medication is safely removed to a well designated quarantine zone for unwanted pharma-ceuticals, separated from the normal stock
  • Organizing and keeping clean the dispensing area, ensuring cleanliness and care in handling medicines to avoid contamination and mix-up. Maintaining dispensary equipment, ensuring it is clean, accurate and in a good state of repair.
  • Maintaining the integrity and security of the dispensary by admitting only authorized personnel and ensuring that all medicines are stored as appropriate. Reporting immediately to the technical reference on any problem arising in the service (especially loss, robbery, quality problems with medicines (abnormal changes in colour, consistency, and odour) damage of medical equipment or medicines).
  • Carrying out Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE) and interacting with patient using a patient based approach to accompany chronic disease (HIV, TB, etc.) patients along their visits. Receiving patients, informing about treatment and adherence, giving appointment for the next drug delivery. Informing the medical doctor in case of lack of adhe-rence and identifying the reasons and finding solutions to improve adherence.
  • Understanding, recording and informing on any complaint received from patients related to medicine use or side effects.

 

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

Keep track of his/her activity in filling in registers and calculating drugs consumption and giving report to line manager

Additional requirement:

–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Effectively interprete,explain prescriptions to patient

–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Proactively reports near to rupture items in the dispensery to thesupervisor/ line manager

–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Be able to organize his/her work to ensure effiency

–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Carry out biweekly update of stock cards

–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Ensure the dispensary station is well organised for easy access of items

–¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Any other responsibility assigned by the supervisor/line manager

 

CONTRACT DETAILS

Contract Type: Service Level Agreement.

Contract duration: (6 months) with possibility to extend

Level: 3

Intended start date: March 2023.

Reports to (Hierarchical):   Pharmacy Supervisor

Reports to (Functional):     Pharmacy Supervisor

Job Family:   Medical & Paramedical

Supervises (Function): None       


Qualifications


Requirements

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Education¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Paramedical background

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Experience¬†¬†¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Working experience of at least 6 months is essential

          Languages              Mission language desirable and local language essential

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Knowledge¬†¬†¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Essential knowledge of basic mathematics and use of measuring equipment

  • Desirable computer literacy (word, excel)

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Competencies¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Results and Quality Orientation L1

  • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Stress Management L2


How To Apply


APPLICATION PROCESS

 

Please fill the application form https://forms.office.com/e/Lj6qG0j9ng

 

Please submit any relevant certificate.

 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Preference will be given to local candidates

 

 

DEADLINE TO SEND APPLICATION: Saturday February 19, 2023 (5:00 pm)


Deadline: 2/18/2023