Position type:

Full time

12 Feb 2019
24 Feb 2019

Full details:

Reference number: AKU-5869

Clinical Pharmacist

Department Pharmacy Services

Entity Aga Khan University Hospital

Location Karachi, Pakistan



Aga Khan University Hospital invites applications for the position of Clinical Pharmacist.



You will be responsible for a variety of tasks, which include:

  • assessing drug utilization review, dosage regimen and promote the safe, economic and effective use of medicines;
  • reviewing records of patients to determine the appropriateness of medication therapy;
  • scrutinizing and interpreting prescriptions, dispensing  and supervising and ensuring that patients receive the correct medicine in a timely manner and liaising with other Healthcare professionals;
  • participating in the Medicines Information Service, if required, under the supervision of a Specialist/Manager Pharmacy, providing timely, evaluated, independent advice;
  • providing ward / clinical pharmacy services, monitoring prescriptions and providing pharmaceutical advise as appropriate to healthcare professionals and patients for safe, effective and economic use of medicines;
  • ensuring that medicines, including controlled drugs, are stored appropriately on wards and departments, performing stock checks when required;
  • acting responsibly in respect of AKUH’s and its staff health, safety and welfare following safe work practices and complying with the Health and Safety Policies.



You should have:

  • a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy/ PharmD;
  • professional registration with Pharmacy Council of Pakistan;
  • Post Pharm.D. or Post Graduate Academic qualifications or trainings in hospital pharmacy will be preferred;
  • at least 5-6 years of relevant working experience of clinical pharmacist rounds preferably in critical care and internal medicine setting;
  • ability to interpret and understand prescriptions, formularies, their pharmacological actions;
  • excellent understanding of pharmaceutical therapy, direct patient care, drug administration, health and safety guidelines;
  • working knowledge of hospital pharmacy services and developing country health system;
  • ability to speak and understand other Pakistani languagesTeaching /preceptor ship experience in a hospital or university department of pharmacy will be preferred.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applications should be submitted latest by February 24, 2019

Remember to mention Global Academy Jobs when you apply

How to apply

​Please send your detailed CV to human.resources@aku.edu

Please mark subject with "10033219".