Junior Pharmacist – Droga Pharma PLC Vacancy Announcement

Junior Pharmacist – Droga Pharma PLC Vacancy Announcement, March 9 2023



Organization: Droga Pharma PLC

Position: Junior Pharmacist

Employment: Full time

Salary: Attractive

Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: March 16, 2023




Job Description

Role and Responsibility

  • Implement systems of good dispensing practice for OTC and Prescription only medicines
  • Ensure that dispensing occurs accurately, reflect the prescriber’s intention, and is consistent with the needs and safety of the consumer. These include:
  • The right patient gets the right medicine
  • Possible interactions are avoided.
  • The quality and integrity of the medicine are maintained throughout the indicated shelf life.
  • Correct and clear instructions are given to the patient to ensure correct and safe use of the medicine, to the optimal benefit of the patient in line with the objective of the treatment.
  • The patient is given, at the least, basic information regarding special instructions for use, warnings if applicable, possible adverse or side effect and action to taken in the event of certain events occurring.
  • Review the patient personal details and medication history
  • Update and maintain the medication history during the dispensing process for patients with chronic disease.
  • Contact the prescriber about a prescription or a patient’s therapy when necessary.
  • Provide appropriate information to the patient to enable safe and effective use of the medicines and therapeutic device supplied.
  • Minimize the incidence of a dispensing error occurring
  • Dispense medicines with legible and unambiguous labels.
  • Confirm the legality; identify the patient’s condition, legibility, completeness, correctness, therapeutic aspects and appropriateness of the prescription paper.
  • Report any suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs), suspected fake and substandard medicines to the technical manager or appropriate organ.
  • Order and stock prescription and over-the-counter medications.
  • Comply with standards and any other requirement specified by the regulatory bodies/appropriate organs.
  • To work ethically and with full professional competence.

Job Requirements

Required skill

  •  Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in use of Microsoft office suite and Droga Computer software
  • Ability to work in teams and in multicultural settings
  • Proficiency in one or more of the country’s working languages (Amharic, Oromiffa, Tigregna, Somaligna, etc)


  • BPharm in Clinical Oriented Pharmacy from a recognized and qualified higher education institution
  • 1 year and more experience in community Pharmacy.
  • Demonstrate experience in applying Good Pharmacy Practice


  • Demonstrate experience in communicating and working with different healthcare professionals

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply through: Ethiojobs.net and only short-listed candidates will be communicated.

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