Pharmacist at American Hospital Dubai

American Hospital is hiring a Pharmacist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy and 5 years of experience at 19th St, Oud Metha Dubai, UAE. This job’s main responsibility is to provide a leadership role for staff in the performance of functions involved in the safe, efficient distribution of medications, by relevant laws, rules, regulations and standards of pharmaceutical care. The Salary offered by the Company is 5500-6500 AED. Both Males and Females can apply. This job ID number is 2159.


  • Participates in the departmental Quality Improvement Program.
  • Participates in departmental motivational programs to enhance patient/customer relations.
  • Review physician’s orders and prescriptions to ensure the appropriateness of drug therapy.
  • Inputs physician’s medication orders into Pharmacy Patient Medication Profile and maintains this profile and related records.
  • Monitors patient medication profiles to prevent drug interactions and allergic and adverse drug reactions.
  • Provides drug information and communicates with prescribers, nurses and other staff regarding drug therapy or safe drug handling.
  • Supervises out-patient Pharmacists, Senior Technician I’s Pharmacy Technician II’s and other support staff in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Provides leadership qualities proper scheduling, and daily staffing
  • Maintains a high level of extemporaneous compounding by utilizing up-to-date references and procedures.
  • Clarifies any physician’s medication order with the physician and transcribes the physician’s telephoned orders onto the physician’s order sheet for Counter-signing by the physician.
  • Conducts quality improvement tasks in conjunction with other staff members.
  • Maintains adequate stock levels of controlled medications.
  • Maintains proper records of all scheduled medications as per the Ministry of Health.
  • Keeps controlled drug records up to date for Ministry of Health inspections.
  • Follows the Ministry of Health rules and regulations to keep the American Hospital Dubai maintain the best standard of care.
  • Performs patient teaching functions on appropriate use of medications.
  • Monitors and oversees that the Pharmacy is kept in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.
  • Performs quality control checks and proper inventory and expiry control of out-patient pharmacy stock and out-patient clinic floor stocks by departmental procedures.
  • Prepares and supervises the preparation of extemporaneously compounded medications, including products requiring aseptic techniques.
  • Conducts orientation, training, and educational programs for new out-patient staff.
  • Gathers and analyses data for selected drug utilization reviews.
  • Performs all duties in a professional, effective and confidential manner.
  • Performs all other duties as required or assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Current active home country registration
  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA) License
  • Minimum of five years post-graduate experience as a Pharmacist
  • Knowledge of actions, side effects, adverse effects, and appropriate use of commonly employed drugs
  • Knowledge of current technology and pharmacy systems for distribution of medications
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical and medical terminology abbreviations and symbols

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