498983
  • Pharmacist

    Saudi Aramco
  • 3 - 4 Years
  • Jeddah - Saudi Arabia
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Job Description

Division Pharmacy Svcs Div Position Description The Pharmacist shall ensure a safe and effective pharmaceutical service for assigned area of operations. Accurate interpretation of medication orders and their processing, utilizing the pharmacy computer system. Must be knowledgeable about the available medications on the formulary, pertinent restrictions and prescribing guidelines. Communicates with the prescribing physician to clarify or confirm medication related questions. Works independently and is responsible for all aspects of pharmacy practice. May be assigned to different area of operations or shifts in Dhahran or districts. May work as shift or area work director. Ensures smooth daily operations and supervises assistant pharmacists, pharmacy aide and other clerical staff. Minimum Requirements A Saudi Arab Government recognized Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. Licensed to practice pharmacy in Saudi Arabia. Three (3) years of experience in a hospital or clinic pharmacy. Evidence of participation in continual educational programs. Good command of English. Arabic desirable. Thorough knowledge of Saudi Arab laws, company policies, regulations, precedents applicable to the area of work. Duties Responsibilities Transcribes verifies medication orders into computerized profile, efficiently and accurately. Compounds and dispenses medications according to Physicians' prescriptions or inpatient Physicians' order as per approved guidelines or accepted literature reference. Reviews and interprets physician orders for clarity, rationality, dosing, allergies, drug-food, drug-drug interactions, incompatibilities, etc. Intervenes directly with appropriate health care professionals for medication related questions, such as therapeutic alternates and drug information. Documents all the interventions in a readily retrievable format. Provides medication education and counseling to patients as needed or assigned by the supervisor designee. Acts as a drug information resource for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. Maintains control and security of all medications, including secured storage of narcotics and controlled medications. Maintains required pharmacy records as per company policies and Ministry of Health requirements, including narcotics controlled medications. Ensures adequate stock replenishment on a regular basis including narcotics when assigned. Prepares Intravenous Admixtures considering compatibility of the additives and the main solution. Assigns Assistant Pharmacists and other Pharmacy personnel in the work area to assure effective manpower utilization and accountability. Reviews drug usage patterns and suggests controls (ex revision of ADDS list) when needed. Assures drug preparation dispensation areas are devoid of all outdated or otherwise unusable drugs by regular inspection(s) of nursing units, emergency trays and crash carts. Must be able to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedules. Ability to set priorities, make critical decisions and respond quickly to emergent situations. Maintains required licensure, continuing education requirements and operational competencies as required by regulatory authorities and Company policies. Performs other miscellaneous related duties as requested by the Supervisor.

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Basic - Bachelor of Pharmacy(Pharmacy)

Industry:Strategy /Management Consulting Firms

Function:Pharma / Biotech / Healthcare / Medical / R&D

Deadline:11th Jul 2018

Desired Candidate Profile

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Company Profile

Saudi Aramcos Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world. It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates

with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Companys wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line.