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Details: Posted on: 7th January 2018

  • Company Name: Mediclinic
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Job Role: Clinical Pharmacist
  • Minimum Work Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Mid-level


Job Description

Mediclinic Middle East is happy to announce a career opportunity for the role of Clinical Pharmacist in Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital is a JCIA accredited, modern facility established in 2008 with a total licensed capacity of more than 130 beds. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including a 24-hour Emergency department.

Under the general supervision of Pharmacy Manager, the Clinical Pharmacist provides Clinical pharmacy services to patients and medical practitioners for Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital.


HAAD or DHA licensed as Clinical Pharmacist
Pharm D and successful completion of recognized residency program in Clinical Pharmacy and/or Post graduate Qualification in Clinical Pharmacy
Minimum 2 years' experience post certification as Clinical Pharmacist in Hospital setting
At least 5 years Hospital inpatient Pharmacy experience and substantial knowledge of IV and TPN preparations. Clinical & oncology pharmacy background will be highly regarded.

Key Outputs

- Prepare and/or oversees the preparation and dispensing of prescription medications to In-patient Wards or medical practitioners; makes decisions regarding generic substitution of prescribed pharmaceuticals.u
- Providing information about over-the-counter drugs and make recommendations after talking with the patient.
- Counsel medical practitioners on drug indications/contraindications, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects; provides other drug and pharmaceutical information as appropriate.
- Oversees the acquisition and disbursement of drugs and medications to various offices, clinics, and other sites.
- Provide guidance and training to pharmacy staff / nurses during course of work and monitors performance.
- Establishes and maintains methods and manner of storage and recordkeeping systems to provide for safekeeping of Pharmaceuticals.
- Ensure In-Patients are given the correct medication and dosages according to their specific conditions.
- Responsible for medication orders verification against indication, dose, route, age, weight, allergies and drug-drug interaction.
- Analyze the data of medication errors and adverse drug reactions.
- Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
- Accurately re-check the prescriptions given by physicians to specific patients and advise when appropriate.
- Responsible for keep confidential computerized records of patients' drug therapies to prevent harmful drug interactions.
- Assure the accuracy of every prescription processed.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Review and verify the medication order and relevant prescription prior to dispensing.
- Adhere to Infection Control and Health & Safety measures
- Ensure disease prevention and health promotion for patients, families & community

Other Information

Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the world's largest listed acute hospital operators, with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia), Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.

During February 2016, Mediclinic International combined with Al Noor Hospitals Group, with operations mainly in Abu Dhabi, to create the leading private healthcare operator in the UAE. Mediclinic Middle East operates six hospitals and 25 clinics with more than 700 inpatient beds in the United Arab Emirates

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