Pharmacy Dispenser at King Faisal Hospital Rwanda (KFHR)

5 Pharmacy Dispenser at King Faisal Hospital Rwanda (KFHR)
Pharmacy Dispenser

King Faisal Hospital Rwanda (KFHR) | Type: Job
Published: 2023-09-27 | Deadline: 2023-10-05


King Faisal Hospital, Rwanda, “A center of excellence in health service provision, clinical education and research”. This is an exciting time for King Faisal Hospital, Rwanda as we embrace a new strategic direction. The hospital has continued to grow due to its positive reputation for authentic compassionate health care and highly skilled medical practitioners, especially in specialized surgical and medical services.

King Faisal Hospital Kigali is looking for suitable candidate to fill the position of Pharmacy Dispenser.

POSITION: Pharmacy Dispenser



  • She/he must Minimum Diploma (A1) in Pharmacy Dispensing or Nursing and other Related Field.
  • He /She should have a minimum of 3 years of working experience in complex and busy Hospital.
  • Registered with a relevant professional body.


  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills.
  • Strong ability to give attention to detail and to perform multiple tasks at the same time
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Experience in working with targets and tight deadlines


  • Dispenses medications and surgical sundries ensuring  the correct patient receives the correct medication  regime and dressings etc.,;
  • Listens to patients and gives appropriate advice on how and  when to take medications with appropriate advice on adverse reactions;
  • Ensures that the labeling is stable and sure with the correct instructions clearly defined;
  • Ensures that medications are appropriate to the patient’s medical/ surgical history;
  • Any medical ,drug related discrepancies are resolved with the prescribing Medical Officer before dispensing the prescription;
  • To ensure that stock levels are maintained on the shelves;
  • To compound and mix creams, lotions and disinfectants under the supervision of the Pharmacist;
  • To ensure that the Emergency Drug Cupboard is restocked daily;
  • To record all activities on the computer;
  • To ensure that ward, department levels of medications and surgical sundries are replenished according to Policies and Procedures/ Guidelines;
  • Ensures his/her  participation in orientation and induction programmes, annual mandatory training, appraisal, continuing professional development linked to his/her individual training needs and clinical governance;
  • Participate in the monitoring of  demand & supply of drugs and other pharmaceutical items;
  • Participate in  material management techniques to ensure acquisition of medications , surgical sundries and other stores under the governance  of the department is  consistent with usage in the wards and units of the hospital;
  • Maintains special security storage arrangements for the narcotics and psychotropic drugs, also ensuring the proper application of Ministry of Health policies regarding issues and endorsement of narcotics and psychotropic drugs;
  • Correctly follows control  system for  highly addictive medications through registers, the number of signatures required and designated  locked areas;
  • Correctly follows the system that monitors  medications that perform the same function;
  • Daily monitors the physical structure of the Pharmacy to ensure the integrity of the area, e.g. burglar alarms, smoke and  fire alarms, reinforced window and door guards and unobstructed entry doors and exits 

How to Apply: Join us and take on the challenge to provide Patient Cantered Care.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic credentials, National ID, Recommendation letter from a previous employer and valid license to practice to the link mentioned above, deadline for application is October 05th, 2023

KFH, R is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.


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