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Pharmacist

Pharmacy is about the safe and effective use of pharmaceuticals; it provides a link between the health sciences and the chemical sciences and is the quality control between the patient and the physician.

DUTIES

  • Prepare, compound and dispense medication.
  • Monitor drug therapies for contraindications, interactions allergies and appropriateness
  • Monitor adverse drug reactions and report to the relevant authority
  • Monitor the quality of drugs being used by the clients
  • Provide drug information to the physicians and to the public
  • Give advice to clients on the appropriate use of medication, devices and services in order to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes.
  • Give advice on lifestyle choices in order to improve clients’ quality of life.
  • Counsel clients on the over the counter medication to ensure no possible side effects when used with other prescribed medications.
  • Aid clients in the management of chronic non communicable diseases
  • Conduct tests such as blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol and advises on follow up actions.

BRANCHES - Clinical Pharmacy - Oncology Pharmacy - Paediatric Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Geriatric Pharmacy - Law - Wholesale Pharmacy - Academia - Hospital Pharmacy - Distribution Pharmacy - Community Pharmacy - National Security Pharmacy - Forensic Pharmacy - Retail Pharmacy

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy (Bsc.)
  • Registration with the Pharmacy Board of Trinidad and Tobago

PROFILE

  • Communication and listening skills.
  • Basic computing skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Organisational and record-keeping skills.
  • Reliable and dedicated.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Respectful of clients need for confidentiality

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HEAD OFFICE

Ministry of Health
63 Park Street
Port-of-Spain 100607
Trinidad and Tobago

+1 (868)-627-0010
+1 (868)-627-0011
+1 (868)-627-0012

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

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COVID HOTLINE

800-WELL

877-WELL

CONTACTS TO REMEMBER

Insect Vector Control: 800-IVCD

Chemistry, Food and Drugs: 800-CFDD

Chronic Disease Assistance: 800-CDAP

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