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SIDRA3464 - Pharmacist - Inventory Management

Department: Pharmacy Div
Division: Support Services Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 11-May-2017
Organizational Profile:

Sidra Medicine is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards. Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Sidra’s Vision is: “Sidra Medicine will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world”.

Achieving this vision will encompass three essential activities:

World Class: Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery

Once fully operational by mid-2018, Sidra Medicine will handle 275,000 outpatient appointments, 11,000 procedures, 100,000 emergency attendances and deliver over 9,000 babies per year, adding capacity to a rapidly growing population and delivering world-class specialist care.

The hospital will include 10 operating theatres, 400 beds, 100 percent single rooms with a private bathroom, a birthing center and an emergency department.

Department: The Department of Pharmacy provides world class pharmaceutical care to a diverse patient base of women and children of both local and international origin. Our expert staff is dedicated to the provision of world class specialized pediatric and maternal health pharmaceutical care in an empathetic and caring clinical environment.  We provide the highest level of care in both inpatient and ambulatory settings in a 400 bed facility utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technologies.
Job Summary: The post holder’s primary focus will be hired to support the Pharmacy Drug Supply activities and Trust by providing general finance and business assistance to the Department’s supply & regulatory affairs function. The post holder will be based at SIDRA campus but may be expected to work across both SIDRA and offsite warehouse and visiting local healthcare regulatory bodies as required.
Key Role Accountabilities:
  • Provides the Procurement team with all required Qatari healthcare bodies regulatory approvals to import non registered medicines related to Sidra purchase orders. Refers queries outside of scope of responsibility to the Supervisor – Drug Supply.

  • Coordinates & follows up the drug purchase processes.

  • Coordinates & follows up with the clinical pharmacists regarding physician related inquiries.

  • Runs monthly reports from the system and actions accordingly. This may include “medicines received, not invoiced” and “medicines ordered, not received” reports.

  • Updates and maintains databases and spreadsheets relating to Drug Supply items, including purchasing & delivery activity.

  • Responsible for new staff licensing process including document collection, processing to Medical Licensing department and follow up on licensing procedures. Refer queries when necessary to the Supervisor – Drug Supply.

  • Assists in the full stock take of Pharmacy Stores.

  • Participates in department performance improvement projects.

  • Participates in team meetings to identify and resolve problems and suggests potential improvements to business systems and processes.

  • Supports Pharmacy & Allied Health Department Business Team staff where required, with various financial and business processes.

  • Ensures confidentiality is maintained at all times, for example concerning issues of business sensitivity, personnel information and patient confidentiality.

  • Undertakes relevant administrative duties as necessary, including the development and maintenance of accurate filing systems.

  • Undertake any other duties applicable to the grade/post as required.



In view of the evolving needs and opportunities within Sidra, this position may be required to perform other duties as assigned and reporting relationships may vary.


Essential Requirements:


  • BSc Pharmacy

  • 5+ years’ Experience in Healthcare Industry in Qatar, Gulf, North America or equivalent in UK, Republic of Ireland, EU States, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand; involved with related supply chain management &/or regulatory affairs roles/projects.

  • Licensed in Pharmacy in country of origin.

  • Strong knowledge of Qatar/GCC Healthcare Industry

  • Strong knowledge of regulatory affairs

  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral

  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with different cultures

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.


Sidra’s Organizational Values:
  • Trust: Being competent; acting consistently, reliably and predictably; acting with honesty and integrity; respecting patient, employee and commercial confidentiality; delivering on commitments
  • Care: Acting with empathy, kindness and compassion; being humble; listening and responding; acting with cultural sensitivity; Caring for patients and staff
  • Teamwork: Sharing information and knowledge and learning from demonstrated expertise; being respectful, and thereby earning respect of others; acting with professionalism; leading and following; collaborating and being accessible
  • Transparency: Frequent and honest communication; open access to information for decision making; willingly acknowledge shortcomings; speaking up about concerns; publishing performance indicators
  • Innovation: Freedom to innovate; welcoming ideas and encouraging creativity; supporting talent; creating confidence; celebrating successes
  • Efficiency: Providing measurable value; using data to drive decision making; having and achieving clear goals; building processes that work; continuously improving outcomes in patient and family care
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