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Clinical Pharmacist, ICDDRB, Bangladesh


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Annual Tk. 5,21,070
3 Year
Male, Female, Both

Clinical Pharmacist, ICDDRB, Bangladesh:

  • Posted on: June 27, 2023
  • Application deadline: July 04, 2023
  • Salary & benefits: Annual Tk. 5,21,070
  • Location: Dhaka


ICDDR, B is an international health research organisation located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dedicated to saving lives through research and treatment, ICDDR, B addresses some of the most critical health concerns facing the world today, ranging from improving neonatal survival to HIV/AIDS.

Main Tasks:

  • Procuring and distributing medical items, maintaining sufficient stocks of medicines, appliances, and hospital supplies, keeping records,managing inventory;
  • S/he will participate in periodic and annual physical verification conducted by an external Audit Firm to ensure proper stock management;
  • Sterilizing surgical equipment, and overseeing the overall functioning of the pharmacy and infection control activities;
  • The individual in this role will dispense prescribed drugs to patients and researchers.The incumbent needs to work in the IT system for medicine and medical equipment dispensing;
  • S/he will assist the Senior Clinical Pharmacist in minimizing equipment-related infections by following standard operating procedures (SOPs) and organizational guidelines;
  • Working closely with the Senior Clinical Pharmacist, s/he will contribute implementing innovative strategies to reduce costs associated with scheduled items nearing expiration;S/he will inform their supervisor about any expired medicines or appliances in advance;
  • The incumbent will maintain open communication with patient attendants, doctors, nurses, and colleagues throughout the center. S/he will engage in counselling activities for patients and their attendants, providing high-quality services;
  • S/he will take measures to enhance the skills of clinical pharmacists within the organization;
  • The individual will be responsible for preparing daily, monthly, and yearly reports on inventory, drug consumption, expiry of medicines, and breakage;
  • S/he will inform their supervisor about any medicine shortages or issues with the quality of received items from the central store. Additionally, S/he will provide updates to her/his supervisor based on feedback from patients, patient’s attendants, and staff regarding medicine brands and quality.

Required qualification and experience:

  • Diploma in Pharmacy with valid registration from Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh. Candidates having B. Pharm degree will be given preferences.
  • 3 years of experience as a pharmacist in a renowned pharmacy.

Salary & benefits:

  • Annual Tk. 5,21,070/- inclusive of house rent, conveyance, and other admissible benefits.
  • 14.8% provident fund contribution, income tax paid by icddr,b, children allowance @Tk.1,917/- per child per month, festival bonus, contributory healthcare support including dependent spouse and children, group life insurance, and subsidized canteen. Transport and daycare facilities are subject to space availability.


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