Job Description

Provides pharmacy services to patients and medical practitioners. Fills prescriptions, dispenses medicines, counsels’ patients and medical practitioners regarding the nature and use of drugs, and trains and/or supervises assistant pharmacist. Prepares and maintains all necessary records on prescriptions, patient charges, and inventory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Makes decisions regarding generic substitution of prescribed pharmaceuticals.
  • Provide information about over-the-counter drugs and make recommendations after talking with the patient.
  • Counsel patients and/or medical practitioners on drug indications/contraindications, dosage, drug interactions, and side effects; provides other drug and pharmaceutical information as appropriate.
  • Provides guidance and training to assistant pharmacist during course of work and monitors performance.
  • Establishes and maintains methods and manner of storage and record-keeping systems to provide for safekeeping of pharmaceuticals.
  • Take patient histories as required; makes initial clinical assessments and refers patients to appropriate clinicians.
  • Follow established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.
  • In addition is also responsible for completion of third-party insurance forms and other paperwork.
  • Responsible for keeping confidential computerized records of patients’ drug therapies to prevent harmful drug interactions.
  • Follows insurance companies’ policies and procedures.
  • Follows DHA regulations
  • Monitor the nearing expiry/expired items in order to dispose them according to policy.
  • Assure the accuracy of every prescription processed.
  • Report any violation of departments’ policies and procedure to chief Pharmacist.
  • Follow established departmental policies, procedures and objectives continuous quality improvement objectives and ensure pharmacy staff compliance
  • Perform any job-related duties as assigned by chief pharmacist.
  • Stays current on developments within your field of specialization by reading industry publications and seeking information on industry best practices
  • Consistent with the organization’s values of “teamwork,” “partnership,” and “quality,” works in collaboration with other departments to maximize the patient experience.


  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy.


  • Minimum of (2) two years recent experience.

Knowledge / Technical Skills:

  • Able to relate to people from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Readily and effectively communicate with others, both verbally and in writing.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Arabic fluency is an advantage.
  • Planning Skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skill.
  • Work effectively both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Follow specific instructions with a high degree of accuracy.
  • A High Degree Of Motivation And Self-Discipline.
  • Excellent computer skill.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and take the appropriate action when needed.

Personal Abilities / Competencies:

  • Interpersonal skill- exercise tact, patience and understanding
  • Time management skills to organize daily workload
  • Communications skills
  • Computer skills

License / Registration:

Valid DHA Eligibility Letter / License

Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 days ago
Job Expire In:
2d 23h
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Bachelor Degree
2 Years