Head of Pharmacy

Divine Mercy Hospital Ltd.

Divine Mercy Hospital Ltd.


Divine Mercy Hospital Ltd.


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  • Vacancy: 01
  • Age: at most 50 years
  • Location: Gazipur (Kaliganj)
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Experience: 8 to 10 years
  • Published: 27 May 2024




  • Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)


  • 8 to 10 years
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):

Additional Requirements

  • Age at most 50 years
  • Possess a valid license to practice as a Pharmacist.
  • At least 8 years of experience as a licensed pharmacist with 3 to 5 years of experience as a manager in any reputed hospital.
  • Thorough knowledge of methods and procedures used in pharmacy practice and the pharmacy ordinance of the country.
  • Working knowledge of purchasing pharmaceutical supplies and inventory and compounding of prescriptions and pharmaceutical preparations.
  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills.

Responsibilities & Context

The Head of Pharmacy plans, manages, organizes and coordinates pharmacy services and operations for DMHL to ensure quality pharmacy centered care aligned with the mission, values, and objectives of the department and DMHL. This position oversees systems, procedures, purchasing, and vendor liaison and staff supervision for the department. Additionally, dispense and compound pharmaceutical drugs and prescriptions.


  • Plan, organize and direct pharmacy services and operations to ensure safe, accurate, and efficient dispensing of medications.
  • Ensure that the pharmacy services support patient safety, patient experience, quality, automation, and technological advancements.
  • Provide strategic direction, oversight and decision making for the pharmacy services and department.
  • Assign, assist and supervise work of the pharmacy staff and serve as the support person for the pharmacy staff in the provision of patient-focused pharmacy services.
  • Perform staff pharmacist duties when required.
  • Obtain and manage human, financial and physical resources necessary to operate a high-performing pharmacy department.
  • Build effective relationships with other healthcare professionals and departments within DMHL and participate in activities related to the Pharmacy management.
  • Develop staff to ensure they have the competencies to accurately and effectively perform their responsibilities.
  • Effectively provide pharmacy services, including the following:
  • Prepare, mix, compound, package and dispense medicines and preparations;
  • Prepare prescriptions and provide oral consultation to patients or their attendants regarding prescriptions including usage and effects;
  • Maintain accurate records of prescriptions dispensed;
  • Order, receive and store pharmaceutical supplies;
  • Maintain adequate pharmaceutical inventory levels;
  • Consult with physicians and staff to clarify medication orders;
  • Assume legal custody of controlled substances at DMHL;
  • Ensure that controlled substances are dispensed in compliance with the law and that inventory control and record keeping requirements are met;
  • Prepare necessary reports, statistics and studies.
  • Monitor new drugs available on the market and local medical trends to determine pharmaceutical needs for new or continuing programs;
  • Assist in worksite analysis to identify potential hazards in the pharmacy department.
  • Ensure that the needs of the patients/attendants and staff are satisfactorily met by the pharmaceutical service and are delivered in a manner that respects privacy and confidentiality.
  • Promote customer service throughout the department.
  • Conduct departmental safety training with assistance from the Chief Engineer and Safety Officer as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable occupational safety and health regulations and demonstrate commitment of safety through team meetings, feedback and by setting a good example.


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Employment Status

Full Time

Job Location

Gazipur (Kaliganj)

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