A pharmacovigilance officer may also be called a drug safety officer. They are responsible for monitoring and reporting the effectiveness and any adverse effects or side effects of pharmaceutical products on the market in the general population and in hospitals and research trials. They must liaise closely with medical and drug company representatives, patients, doctors and other healthcare professionals to record the effectiveness of drugs and other treatments. The data is meticulously recorded, analysed and processed because the informed opinions of pharmacovigilance officers will help pharmaceutical companies maximise product safety and performance, and cut down on adverse effects.
Responsibilities and Duties
Ability to keep meticulous records Attention to detail Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide range of people A systematic approach to tasks Excellent IT skills Good interpretative skills Team work Good maths skills
Required Experience and Qualifications
To become a pharmacovigilance officer, you will need a degree. Most employers will ask for a relevant life science or pharmacy degree. It’s also possible to get into this career as a qualified health professional, such as a nurse or pharmacist with relevant medical or nursing qualifications.
Job Types: Full-time, Fresher
Salary: ₹23,000.00 to ₹25,000.00 /year