Damilola Ogunsanwo

Damilola Ogunsanwo

Work History

Work History

Intern Pharmacist

Ogun State Hospitals Management Board

Ogun State Hospitals Management Board, Ogun State, Nigeria

December 2000 -December 2001

Intern Pharmacist, State Hospital, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria

  • Interpreted and evaluated prescriptions under supervision by tutor
  • Dispensed prescriptions and OTC medicines under tutor supervision
  • Monitored and reported drug interaction
  • Tutored on stock control and management, extemporaneous preparation and compounding of medicines
  • Provided counseling instructions and adequate information to patients on safe and effective use of medicines.

Studentship/Clerkship in Community Pharmacy/ Clinical Pharmacy Practice

1.Adunade /Medytop Pharmacies , Sagamu, Nigeria

October 1999 - December 1999

2.Ogun State University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria

January 2000 - March 2000

ØPatient counseling and dispensing

ØInterpretation and evaluation of prescriptions

ØMonitoring of drug interactions and adverse drug events.

Pharmacist

Military Hospital

Military Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria

January 2002- December 2002 (Youth Corp Member)

Pharmacist in-Charge, Drug Revolving Scheme (Army clinic)

  • Managed and implemented the Essential Drug List for the clinic
  • Dispensed prescriptions and OTC medicines for clinic patients
  • Assessed prescriptions for drug interactions and polypharmacy
  • Conducted regular ward rounds with doctors to establish therapeutic outcomes in patients especially TB and HIV infected patients
  • Served as instructor on the First Aid Techniques.

Pharmacist

De-Pharmacy Nig. Ltd

De – Pharmacy (Nigeria) Limited, Lagos, Nigeria

January 2003 -April 2003

Pharmacist

  • Supervised the Pharmacy
  • Monitored the daily activities in the Pharmacy
  • Adequate stock control of medicines and scheduled substances
  • Responsible for procurement and supply of medication to patients
  • Kept proper record of prescriptions
  • Extemporaneous preparation and compounding of medicines
  • Counseled patients on the safe and effective use of medicines
  • Assessed drug–drug interaction and adverse drug events.

Senior Medical Representative

Greenlife Pharmaceuticals

Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited, Lagos, Nigeria

May 2003 –August 2004

Senior Medical Representative

  • Marketed and detailed company’s pharmaceutical brands to pharmacies and hospitals
  • Organized clinical presentation of company’s pharmaceutical brands to doctors, pharmacies and other allied health professionals.

Senior Pharmacist

Department of Health

Middelburg Hospital, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

February 2006 - October 2007

Senior Pharmacist

  • Supervised the Pharmacists and Pharmacist Assistants in my allocated units
  • Monitored the daily activities in my allocated unit and the Pharmacy
  • Managed stock control of medicines and scheduled substances
  • Responsible for procurement and supply of medication to patients
  • Kept proper records of prescriptions for the duration of years
  • Extemporaneous preparation and compounding of medicines
  • Counseled patients including HIV and TB cases
  • Responsible for assessment of drug –drug interaction and referrals.

Principal Pharmacist

Department of Health

Embhuleni Hospital, Elukwatini, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

November 2007- August 2008

Principal Pharmacist

  • Pharmacy Manager
  • Supervised and managed the Pharmacy through delegation of responsibilities
  • Provided pharmaceutical services to clinics attached to the hospital
  • Provided expert advice to the medical and allied staff on availability and usage of medicines
  • Managed stock control of medicines and scheduled substances
  • Compiled and revised Pharmacy policies in accordance with applicable legislation
  • Monitored the pharmaceutical expenditure within allocated budget
  • Ensured rational drug use in the hospital through drug evaluation
  • Responsible for selection, procurement and distribution of drugs and surgical items for the hospital and clinics
  • Actively participated in the HIV/AIDS programme of the wellness clinic
  • Tutored Pharmacist Assistants.

Assistant Manager,Pharmaceutical Services

Department of Health

Embhuleni Hospital, Elukwatini, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

September 2008 - Current

Assistant Manager, Pharmaceutical Services

  • Responsible Pharmacist
  • Manage and ensure the optimal utilization of staff and resources in the Pharmacy department through delegation of responsibilities
  • Provide pharmaceutical services to clinics attached to the hospital
  • Ensure the security and safe keeping of stock and assets of the Pharmacy Department.
  • Facilitate the efficient operation of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (PTC).
  • Maintain close contact with Medical, Nursing, Paramedical, Clinic staff and Finance officials with particular reference to the availability of medicines, Drug Supply Management, rational drug use, maintenance of the cold chain, expenditure on pharmaceuticals.
  • Select, Procure and Distribute drugs and surgical items for the hospital and clinics
  • Manage scheduled substances andstock control effectively
  • Compile and revise Pharmacy policies in accordance with applicable legislation
  • Monitor the pharmaceutical expenditure within allocated budget
  • Collect and report all pharmacy related statistics in accordance with the requirement of the National and Provincial Health Information System.
  • Co-ordinate training programmes such as Pharmacist Assistants and in-service training for all staff within Pharmacy and for clinicians.
  • Monitor and implement performance management (EPMDS) for all staff working in Pharmacy.
  • Specialist Member, South African Institute of Health Care Managers(SAICHM)
  • Member, Hospital Executive Management
  • Member, Hospital Bid Adjudication Committee
  • Participate actively in the HIV/AIDS programme of the wellness clinic
  • Tutor to Intern Pharmacist and Pharmacist Assistants.

Education

Education

Master of Science,M.Sc( Med)

University of Limpopo
  • Master of Science, Pharmacy programme MSc (Med) -Management Elective (In-view)

University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, Pretoria, South Africa.

May 2009

Post Graduate Diploma

University Of Limpopo
  • Post Graduate Diploma -Hospital Pharmacy Management, HPM, (May 2009)

University of Limpopo, Medunsa Campus, Pretoria, South Africa.

Feb 2009

Post Graduate Certificate

Foundation for Professional Devt/Yale School of Public Health
Nov 2000

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Ogun State University

Portfolio

Interest

Reading, Meeting people, and traveling.

Objective

“To be part of a committed and dedicated health care team,whose overall objective is to improve and uphold humandignity through quality health care delivery, irrespective ofrace, gender or religion”

Skills

Skills

COMPUTER APPLICATION SKILLS

                                        Microsoft word, Excel, Power point

Certifications

Certifications

Specialist Member

South African Institute of Health Care Managers(SAICHM)