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Supervisor - Pharmacy Central Services

  • Job reference: BBBH3799
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Attractive package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
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We are working in partnership with the Sidra Medical and Research Center. Our client is an ultramodern, all-digital academic medical centre specialising in the provision of care for women and children. Based in Qatar, our client will focus on world-class patient care, medical education and biomedical research.

We are recruiting for a Supervisor - Pharmacy Central Services.

Cavendish will be hosting interview days on behalf of our client. Upon enquiring, your dedicated consultant will brief you on the process, the organisation, Qatar and outline the next steps.

Job Summary:

The Supervisor - Pharmacy Central Service leads, supervises, and facilitates the day-to-day activities of pharmacists and technicians in providing complete pharmaceutical care for the patients. The incumbent is responsible to ensure provision of safe, rational and cost-effective drug therapy through distribution and cognitive services. He/she is liable to ensure that comprehensive patient care services are being provided which support the integrity of the family system and patient care team. He/she proactively supports the efforts to ensure delivery of safe patient care services and to promote a safe environment at Sidra.

Key Role Accountabilities:

  • Drives the operation in alignment of goals and strategy of the department.
  • Organizes, supervises and operates assigned pharmacy service in a cost effective manner.
  • Notifies team members of decisions, changes and other relevant information in a timely manner.
  • Delegates daily activities to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Conducts employee evaluations, coaching, and disciplinary processes to align employee performance and behaviors.
  • Serves as a liaison between team members and other departments and communicates problems and concerns to the Manager - Pharmacy Operations in a timely manner (e.g., personnel problems, workflow, safety concern, and medication error).
  • Ensures compliance with system and pharmacy policy.
  • Coordinates drug information to ensure that education is given to patients and caregivers; healthcare providers' questions are answered accurately and promptly and other communications are given to educate patient care providers on important pharmacy topics.
  • Assists the Manager - Pharmacy Operations in addressing clinical matters relating to drug shortages and other drug procurement issues, in collaboration with Drug Supply.
  • Participates in projects with the local College of Pharmacy and local Pharmacy organizations as needed.
  • Monitors drug therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, allergies, and disease state appropriateness relative to drug and dose.
  • Sustains professional competence and promotes the development through participation in in-services, workshops, seminars, and professional organizations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the compounding of extemporaneous preparations.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in aseptic technique during the preparation of sterile pharmaceutical products.
  • Maintains professional competency and skills sufficient to meet current and future needs of the facility.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures relating to Medication Safety, and provides suggestions for increasing it.
  • Supports and participates in the goals of the organization's quality improvement, risk management, and patient safety programs to include (but not limited to) National Patient Safety Goals, Core Measures, and other medication-related Joint Commission International (JCI) initiatives.
  • Works with the Medication Safety Pharmacist to design systems and procedures

Essential Requirements:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) from an ACPE or equivalent accredited School of Pharmacy with Residency OR Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy (PGDipClinicPharm)
  • 5+ years' of Pharmacy experience in a Hospital in North America or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, EU States, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand post-graduation inclusive of 2+ years of progressive supervisory experience.
  • Licensed in Pharmacy in country of origin.
  • Obtain State of Qatar Pharmacy License after onboarding.
  • Excellent knowledge of Pharmacy Operation in a Healthcare Organization.

Benefits- Highly competitive package including a Tax free salary in Qatar + benefits. Full details of the package will be discussed directly.

Please note the targeted start date for the position is dependent on the current timeline for the project. Likewise, the processing of licensing (if applicable)/ visas etc. also need to be considered. We will advise candidates specifically when we discuss the opportunity.

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