Senior/Pharmacy Technician, NUHS Pharmacy*

Job ID:  5474
Job Function:  Allied Health
Institution:  National University Health System

The Pharmacy Technician will assist the Pharmacists to prepare and dispense medications.


Job Responsibilities



  • Ensure medicines are topped up regularly to facilitate smooth dispensing process
  • Accurately pack and dispense all prescriptions according to set standards and guidelines
  • Counsel all patients according to Good Dispensing Guidelines.
  • Understand basic drug regimens and alert pharmacists/prescribers on possible interactions.
  • Promptly report to Pharmacy Executive or Pharmacists all problems and patients’ complaints.
  • Provide specialised pharmacy counselling to patients so as to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcome.
  • Provide professional and courteous service to all patients/customers.

Administration & Housekeeping

  • Maintain and conduct regular checks on the equipment used in the pharmacy, e.g. refrigerators, weighing machines, computers, printers, fax machine, etc.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping of the pharmacy premises and maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness at the work area and storerooms.
  • Ensure that dispensing consumables are topped up at the dispensing counters daily.



  • Monitor and replenish of stocks and any other items (e.g. patient information leaflets)
  • Check the expiry and condition of pharmacy stocks at specified frequency.


IT & Automation

  • Involve in the repackaging process and conduct quality control checks.
  • Monitor the stock status of the repackaged medications and ensure the replenishment of stocks promptly.
  • Monitor IT/Automation equipment to ensure that they are in working condition and to feedback to supervisor on malfunction issues.


Quality Improvement & Assurance

  • Participate and assist in implementation of quality assurance, quality improvement projects and activities.
  • Suggest improvement to workflow and processes.


Job Requirements

  • Diploma Graduates in Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Graduates of the Certified Pharmacy Technician Course/ Foreign trained Pharmacists with relevant experience 
  • Possess excellent customer service skills and has good interpersonal skills
  • Good team player and self-motivated.


Working Hours
5.5 days’ work week (non-shift)


Work Location

National University Polyclinics (NUP) - West region