MCA Salary In Ghana – 2021/2022

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Medicine Counter Assistants (MCA) or Pharmacy assistants help pharmacists order, prepare and dispense medicines. Pharmacy assistants work as part of pharmacy teams in community pharmacies. Some work in retail pharmacies in supermarkets or on the high street.

Medicine Counter Assistant Salary in Ghana.

Medicine Counter Assistant’s salary depends on the company or store you are working for.

Aside from the salary, you might be lucky to have incentives like money for food and transportation, weekly allowances, etc.

But as said earlier, it will all depend on the company or store.

Salary for Medicine Counter — GHS 500 – GHS 1500.

What are the key responsibilities of a medicine counter assistant?

Dispenses prescription medication and other medical products to patients under direction of licensed pharmacist.

Counts pills, label bottles, prices, and compounds medications to prepare prescriptions for patients as directed.

What is the role of a pharmacist assistant?

Pharmacy assistants assist with drug dispensing by measuring, compounding, packaging, and distributing medications.

A pharmacy assistant’s duties and responsibilities vary depending on where they work (in a hospital or community pharmacy). Some of the main duties are to: … prepare and package prescription medications.

What skills do you need to be a pharmacy assistant?

customer service skills.

patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

the ability to work well with others.

to be thorough and pay attention to detail.

excellent verbal communication skills.

the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure.

to enjoy working with other people.

What makes a good pharmacy assistant?

Good literacy skills, basic computer skills, and mathematical knowledge are required.

Customer service skills are also necessary, as often the pharmacy assistant is the first person a customer speaks with and the person who can immediately help with their prescriptions.

Able to clearly explain instructions to customers.

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