Junior Pharmacist

Pharmacy Hospital Pharmacists Doha Qatar


International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.

  • 3 Year contract (renewable)
  • Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience.
  • From 8300 QAR up to 15375 QAR per month.  15375 QAR is equal to +/- 2998 JOD / 12346 TND / 57 500 South-African Rand / 222 076 PHP / 585 926 PKR / 201 205 SDG.
  • Free fully furnished accommodation provided.
  • Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.
  • Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).
  • 40 days paid annual vacation days.
  • End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.
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The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

BS Pharmacy with one year Pharmacy Experience.

Fresh graduate form an Accredited BS Pharmacy Program.

Fresh graduate from APD from non-accredited program


Required certification/licensure:

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.



Included in Minimum Education above.

Preferred:  1 year licensed hospital pharmacy experience.


Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.



Position Summary:

  • A fresh graduate or having no hospital pharmacy experience, the job-holder is undertaking postgraduate rotational training through the main parts of the pharmacy service [Patient / Clinical / Technical and Quality Assurance (P/C/T/QA) services].
  • Professionally accountable for their own work, at the end of a successful rotation they will be confirmed as competent in all areas of the pharmacy and ready to take on more specialist responsibilities within the pharmacy.
  • The responsibilities of this position will increase as they acquire more skills and experience. At the end of a successful rotation, the Junior Pharmacist will consistently demonstrate competence or exceed the performance expected of an entry to practice pharmacist in each section / area that they work.
  • A Pharmacist rotation would normally take 18-24 months to complete.


Common Responsibilities:

Medicine Distribution:

  • Understand and adhere to Qatar Medicine laws and regulations
  • Take legal responsibility for the professional standard of their own work ensuring that medicines are dispensed to in-patients and out-patients in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Always demonstrates personal accuracy when dispensing and when checking the work of others in a wide range of settings (inpatients, outpatient, controlled drugs, extemporaneous preparation and IV preparation).
  • Monitor the storage and utilization of medicines in the stores, dispensary and on the wards to ensure efficient use.


Patient care:

  • Verify physician orders against the known medication profile of a patient.
  • Identify and resolve problems with medication orders.
  • Clarify the medication profile though the use of the medical record (paper and electronic) and direct questioning of the doctor and patient or their carer.
  • Monitor medication effectiveness by review of the medical record and direct questioning of the patient or their carer.


Medicines information:

  • Counsel patients and their carers on the effective use of their medicines.
  • Accurately identify information needs and meets those needs accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Effective use of readily available reference sources (paper and electronic) to support their recommendations to physicians.


Continuing professional development:

  • In addition to undertaking the rotational training at this Hospital facility a Junior Pharmacist is expected to maintain the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements (e.g. Credit Hours) for maintaining a Pharmacist license in the state of Qatar or the Employer’s  requirements if these are higher.


Teamwork and Professional Collaboration:

  • As their competence is confirmed they can participate in the pharmacy shift and on-call system for their facility
  • Throughout the residency programme the Junior Pharmacist is expected to demonstrate strong teamwork and an ability to work effectively with people of different professions and at different levels.


Management and leadership:

  • At the discretion of the supervisor, Junior Pharmacists will be expected to effectively demonstrate supervision of technicians, ancillary staff and students.


About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.