Pharmacist – Galkayo South, Somalia

Aamin Organization

Pharmacist – Galkayo South, Somalia



Aamin Organization is a Not for Profit Organization in Somalia established in 2006. AAMIN is engaged in life-saving activities and on improving the livelihoods of Somalia communities through implementation of the following programs; Food Security, Health, Education, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH), Youth-Empowerment Programs and Provision of free Ambulance services to the communities in Somalia. AAMIN Organization has received financing from Somali Humanitarian Funds (SHF) to implement a health project “Provision of Emergency and Essential Health Care Services through Mobile medical services and free ambulance services to IDPs and hard-to reach host communities in Mudug region (Galkayo South)”. In that regard, AAMIN wishes to Hire One (1) qualified pharmacist on a contract basis for a period of 12 months.

Ref: AA/00177/2021/HEALTH/GALKAYO/SHF 18214

Position title


Pharmacist (1 Position)

Reporting to


Program Manager



Galkayo South



Project Manager

Position Summary:

Pharmacists dispense prescription drugs to patients. They provide information about the drugs and help patients understand the instructions their doctors or other health practitioners provided. Pharmacists play a vital role in the health care system through the medicine and information they provide.

Priority Task and Responsibilities:

Dispense prescription drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners

Respond to patients’ questions on the use of prescription and OTC medications

Inform patients on drug interactions, side effects, dosage and storage of pharmaceuticals

Compound medications, using standard formulas and processes, such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients

Ensure the accuracy of prescriptions filled and making sure drugs do not interact in a harmful way

Provide information on products, such as durable medical equipment or home health care supplies

Maintain established procedures concerning quality assurance, security of controlled substances, and disposal of hazardous waste drugs

Input and review patients’ data (patient name, date of birth, prescribed medications, cost)

Supervise and check the work of Pharmacy Technicians and other less experienced staff

Complete required orientation as directed by the health facility

Follow facility and OSHA safety rules and procedures while on assignment

Respect cultural and religious practices of patients (hospital settings)

Demonstrate punctuality and dependence for assigned/confirmed shifts

Perform other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Education Qualification & Experience

Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or a PharmD degree from a recognized


Candidates should be licensed pharmacist

Relevant Experience

Minimum 3 years relevant experience working as a pharmacist in a busy hospital setting

Pharmaceutical knowledge and skills to provide care to adult and adolescent age groups in general and to a specific patient population.

Knowledge and skills related to computerized pharmacy systems, special prescription delivery systems.

Pharmaceutical knowledge and skills to provide care to patients.

Personal Qualities & Attributes:

Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure

A good communicator with other staff, doctors, nurses, clinical officers, support staff, individuals, families and Para patients.

Excellent organization skills

Team player

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Good English communication skills, both verbal and written

Child Safeguarding Policy:

Aamin Organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins Aamin Organization Somalia shall be required to sign a declaration and commitment to protect and keep children always safe in the execution of their duties


Application Procedure:

Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of academic and professional certificates indicating their telephone numbers and three referees to this email with a clear subject line on or before 4th May 2021.

Competent Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Aamin Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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