Pharmacist at Origin Chemist

Full time @Origin Chemist in Health Care
  • Post Date : July 11, 2023
  • Apply Before : August 11, 2023
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Company Summary:
At Origin Chemist, we spend our days thinking and developing innovative ways of providing good health for everyone. We seek to challenge the norms and build a company that inspires trust and teamwork. We have learnt to dream big, think far, and do what no one thought possible. With a growing team of passionate professionals headquartered at Mataheko-Afienya, Tema, Ghana, we have been able to leverage our selfless ambition to ensure that healthcare is made truly accessible and affordable for everyone. In only a few years, we have been able to extend our unique services and low-cost quality products to thousands of people all over Ghana.

In 2021, we received accreditation from the Pharmacy Council of Ghana to run Origin College where we train healthcare professionals (medicine counter assistants). Here, we provide superior training that inspires compassion for patients and dares change consistently to build healthier communities.

Job description:
Origin Chemist is looking for a responsible and trustworthy pharmacist for the role of Pharmacy Team Lead to ensure smooth daily operations at our pharmacy. In this role, your duties will include managing prescriptions, controlling the pharmacy’s inventory, and executing delivery orders. You will also be required to oversee other pharmacy personnel.
To ensure success as a pharmacy team lead, you should demonstrate experience in managing a pharmacy and compliance with best pharmacy practices. Pharmacy Team Leads are qualified pharmacists with a customer-oriented approach.

Pharmacy Team Lead Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing sales assistants, cashiers, and other pharmacy employees.
  • Preparing drugs and executing prescription orders for collection or delivery.
  • Ordering pharmacy supplies and controlling the inventory on a daily basis.
  • ¬†Enforcing best practice protocols when storing prescription drugs and controlled substances.
  • Verifying prescription details with the healthcare specialists who prescribed them, when required.
  • Advise customers about the recommended use, dosage, and possible side effects of medication.
  • Maintaining an approved drug and controlled substances list and verifying expiry dates.
  • Monitoring product displays and shelves, as well as the general appearance of the pharmacy.
  • Addressing customers‚Äô requests and complaints.
  • Training new pharmacy employees and scheduling shifts.

Pharmacy Team Lead Requirements:


  • ¬†A registered pharmacist, in good standing and a current practicing licence, with the Pharmacy Council, Ghana.
  • Demonstrable experience in a managerial capacity at a pharmacy.
  • ¬†In-depth knowledge of the pharmacological uses and side effects of prescription drugs and controlled substances.
  • Advanced knowledge of protocols regulating the safe storage of prescription drugs and controlled substances.
  • Exceptional communication skills in advising customers and leading the pharmacy team.
  • ¬†Ability to proactively follow up any irregularities with scripts processed at the pharmacy.
  • ¬†Competency in pharmacy management software
  • ¬†Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • At least 1+ years experience working in a Retail Pharmacy

The Pharmacy Team Lead shall report directly to the Retail Operations Lead

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