Action Against Hunger leads the global movement to end hunger. We innovate solutions, advocate for change, and reach 24 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, our 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. We strive to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.
Action Against Hunger USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network. As an independent NGO, Action Against Hunger USA currently manages operations in 8 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zambia and Haiti. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $100 million in programs, and approximately 1,800 permanent staff based in New York City, Washington D.C, Nairobi, and country offices. Additional growth is anticipated.
Summary of Position
A pharmacy technician will provide pharmaceutical care by dispensing medications, counseling patients, monitoring drug therapies, and collaborating with healthcare teams to optimize patient outcomes. He/She will play a crucial role in ensuring medication safety, promoting rational drug use, and providing evidence-based pharmaceutical services.
The purpose of the pharmacist role is to deliver comprehensive pharmaceutical care to patients. He/She will be responsible for accurately dispensing medications, counseling patients on proper medication use and potential side effects, monitoring drug therapies, verifying prescriptions, and collaborating with healthcare professionals to ensure optimal medication management. Pharmacists contribute to patient safety, medication adherence, and the overall quality of healthcare services.
The Pharmacists will engage in various activities to fulfill their role in pharmaceutical care. He/She will interact with patients, collaborate with healthcare teams, conduct medication reviews, provide drug information, oversee medication distribution, and contribute to medication safety protocols and quality improvement initiatives.
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Action Against Hunger-USA provides all staff with an attractive salary & benefits package. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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