Community Pharmacist in Lagos, Nigeria

at R.S Hunter

Human Resources
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Dispensing prescription medicines to the public;
  • Ensuring that different treatments are compatible;
  • Checking dosage and ensuring that medicines are correctly and safely supplied and labeled.
  • Supervising the preparation of any medicines.
  • Keeping a register of controlled drugs for legal and stock control purposes.
  • Liaising with doctors about prescriptions.
  • Selling over-the-counter medicines.
  • Counseling and advising the public on the treatment of minor ailments.
  • Advising patients of any adverse side-effects of medicines or potential interactions with other medicines/treatments.
  • Preparing dosette and cassette boxes, usually for the elderly but also for those with memory/learning difficulties, where tablets are placed in compartments for specified days of the week.
  • Undertaking Medicine Use Reviews (MUR), an advanced service to help patients .understand how their medicines work and why they have to take them.
  • Managing a needle and syringe exchange.
  • Measuring and fitting compression hosiery.
  • Monitoring blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • Offering a diabetes screening service.
  • Arranging the delivery of prescription medicines to patients.
  • Managing, supervising and training pharmacy support staff.
  • Budgeting and financial management.
  • Keeping up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs and their uses.
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