An officer at this level will work under supervision of a senior pharmacist. Duties and responsibilities will include:
Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience;
Preparing and dispensing medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices and counseling patients on use of medicines;
Making extemporaneous preparations;
Participating in ward rounds;
An officer at this level may also be deployed in a manufacturing industry to: provide quality assurance and control services; register products; register and license premises and providing ware housing and logistics.