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Job Title: Pharmacy Counter Assistant (1 post) tenable in Dedza

Responsible for: Assisting the Pharmacist in providing confidential friendly, efficient and professional healthcare service to the local community.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the premises, room, shelves and products are clean
  • Ensure availability of clean water for hand washing and drinking at all times
  • Receive Load and unload deliveries
  • Pre-pack, assemble and label medication
  • Gather and organizes patient information and maintains confidentiality of the same
  • Answer patients questions about their mediations under the supervision of the pharmacist
  • Take inventory of drugs on hand and records results
  • Place orders for additional drugs as directed by the pharmacist
  • Maintain electronic patient information
  • Selling over the counter medication and other medical products
  • Prepare billing information for medications
  • Complete patients sales transactions for purchase of prescription and over the counter medication as well as other pharmaceutical products
  • Dispense medication and other medical products to patients under direction of responsible Pharmacist
  • Perform administrative duties, including answering phones, receiving and inputting prescription orders, operating cash registers and re-stocking inventory

Experience, Skills and Attributes

  • Able to merchandise, display and handle monetary transactions
  • Able to offer satisfactory customer service
  • Able to handle customer enquiries
  • Personable (have pleasant, tactful manner when dealing with the public either in person or via phone)
  • Possess good organization, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have passion to offer great health advice


  • Must have a good MSCE with credits in Mathematics and Science subjects
  • Those with experience working in community pharmacy and/or retail environment may have an added advantage

How to apply

Those interested should send their application before 11 September, 2020 to THE EXECUTIVE MANAGING DIRECTOR by either:

  • Dropping their application in the box at their premises located at Chisomo Discount Hardware Business Complex close to Dedza District Hospital or

Please attach an up-to-date CV with three traceable referees and copies of certificates. For more details contact the Pharmacist on 0881273260/0996342858

Skills Required

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