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**Job Description**

Duties and Responsibilities:
• General Duties*

\- Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IRC management and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs.

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs.
• Specific Duties:*

Pharmaceutical Management

\- Dispense medicines to all patients according to the doctor’s prescription
\- Provide counselling to patients regarding the proper usage of prescribed medications
\- Routinely monitor the expiry dates of medicines ensuring that those with short expiry dates will be used first before they become expired.
\- Keep the drug store clean, store medicines appropriately with the up to date, to be checked easily
\- Monitor and ensure optimum room temperatures are maintained and charting room temperatures regularly.

... Prevent physical damage and contamination of drugs.
\- Ensure all stock related reports and inventories are completed.
\- Notify the clinical officer in-charge of the drug stock levels to ensure no stock outs.
\- Work with other health staff to ensure wards/clinic areas are appropriately stocked with essential equipment and supplies.
\- Ensure regular inventory and consumption tracking of medical drugs and supplies.
\- Work with relevant staff to ensure prompt requesting of medical drugs and supplies.
\- Carry out day duties as per duty roaster.

Staff Supervision & Development

\- Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and provide guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
\- Provide pharmaceutical support and mentorship to other mobile clinic staff, providing on-the-job training where needed.

Monitoring and Reporting

\- Ensure all dispensary documents are completed in a timely manner in line with IRC’s Pharmaceutical guidelines
\- Maintain up-to-date stock inventories.
\- Compile and submit stock consumption reports and flag to Medical doctor if supplies stocks are low.
• *Qualifications**

Qualification and Requirements:

\- Education: Diploma in pharmacy and/or trained as a dispenser
\- Years of Experience: 1-2 years’ work experience
\- Technical Competency: Good mathematical skills
\- Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with the local health representatives.
\- Skills to provide sensitive and appropriate medical counselling
\- Communication and reporting skills: Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure in a stressful environment, displaying patience, compassion and diplomacy.
\- Ability to be innovative, flexible, adaptive, and willingness to work out of hours, sometimes throughout the night.
\- Ability to live in challenging conditions and ability to work under difficult, high pressure situations
\- Ability to live in challenging conditions and ability to work under difficult, high pressure situations.

\- Fluency in English, Pashto/Dari

\- Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and internet)
\- Ability to work closely, professionally, and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background
Herat Afghanistan


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