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Job Summary

The pharmacy technologist will help in running the day to day operations of the Pharmacy in line with the professional practice, regulations and laws of Kenya. He/she will provide a comprehensive pharmaceutical service to patients and other customers, while ensuring rational and effective use of medication.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Reports to: Head of Clinical Services

Responsibilities
•    Scrutinizes Patient Treatment Sheets and Prescriptions for suitability of prescribed drugs in relation to dosing accuracy, drug interaction and route of administration
•    Provide drug information to patients, doctors, nurses and other medical staff.
•    Timely and accurate posting dispensed drugs for billing purposes.
•    Assist the Pharmacy in-charge in placing orders for stock replenishment to the Pharmacy Store to maintain optimal stock levels
•    Participates in regular drug expiry monitoring in the pharmacy to identify and document items with expiry of less than the required.
•    Compounding, re-packaging and dilutions of drugs according to laid down guidelines.
•    Counsel patients appropriately to ensure adherence to drug therapy.
•    Participate in stock take exercise and ensure timely explanation of stock variances.
•    Entering prescriptions orders into the computer and making labels appropriately
•    Assist in preparing and sending periodic management reports.
•    Document adverse drug reactions on patients.
•    Participate in internal and external audits
•    Receiving drugs and verifying against the Stock transfer printout
•    Shelving of items appropriately
•    Performing stock counts and stock movement analysis

Qualifications
•    A Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized Institution.
•    Registered with the Pharmaceutical and Poisons Board of Kenya.
•    Excellent Public Relations and Communication skills.
•    Aptitude in problem-solving and decision-making.
•    Good knowledge of drug administration and health & safety guidelines.

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