Job Summary

Ensure accurate dispensing, patient counselling and proper handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

AIC Githumu Mission Hospital is an award-winning mission hospital located in Githumu 45km west of Thika Town in Muranga County.  For generations, we have grown rising to be among the best mission hospitals in Kenya because of our excellent standards and the high quality of services and personal care we provide. We are pacesetters in our field, inspired by our core value of care. We care about the dignity of our patients and strive to become a one-stop healthcare provider in Kenya.


Job description

Ensure accurate dispensing, patient counselling and proper handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders and to provide effective pharmaceutical services to meet customer needs

 

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pharmacy, Enrolled with Pharmacy & Poisons Board, Professional Annual Practice License, Member of Kenya Pharmaceutical Association
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an inpatient/outpatient setting
  • Knowledge of the hospital management information system

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements pharmacy policies and procedures to ensure daily operations proceed efficiently.
  • Monitors and initiates action on short-expiry drugs to minimize losses.
  • Liaises with the Procurement Officer on drug procurement from suppliers
  • Coordinates quarterly pharmacy stock taking activity in liaison with the Procurement Officer
  • Responsible for accurate interpretation and processing of clinician drug orders.
  • Disseminates drug information to patients, doctors, nurses and other medical staff.
  •  Responsible for storage and handling of Narcotic and Psychotropic substances in line with legal requirements.
  • Maintains and updates the drug database including addition, editing and deletion of relevant data.


NB: AIC Githumu Mission Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification. Candidates are advised to indicate their current and expected salary in their application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled once a suitable candidate is selected.

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