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Registered Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist

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Job Summary

Pharmacist will oversee all day-to-day pharmacy operations and manage all staff in the pharmacy. Pharmacist will work full-time hours during all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays. The Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will report directly to the owners, but primarily works as the head of the pharmacy team. Infrequently, pharmacy managers travel to pick up inventory items and must be on-call to handle pharmacy emergencies and advise patients.

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

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
1.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will follow controlled substance protocols in accordance with country's Pharmacy and Poisons Board regulations and procedures;
2.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will advise patients and give them proper directions for taking prescription drugs, supplements, and over-the-counter medications. Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist also address customer problems and complaints.
3.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will fill prescriptions and check prescriptions filled by pharmacy techs to ensure proper procedures have been followed.
4.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will follow all opening and closing procedures for the pharmacy.
5.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will ensure that all employees, including themselves, maintain all pharmacy and store protocols and procedures.
6.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will maintain and manage inventory, ordering new supplies when necessary and keeping inventory areas organized.
7.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will keep the pharmacy clean and well-organized.
8.    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will collect money, balance registers, and check daily receipts to maintain the pharmacy budget.

Skills and Qualifications
•    Leadership skills – Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist is a supervisor who leads by example, supervising staff and overseeing all daily operations to keep the pharmacy running efficiently and legally
•    Customer service– because Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will address customer complaints and dispense advice to customers, she / he will have strong customer service skills
•    Communication– Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will use good verbal communication skills to explain medications and dosages to patients and direct staff effectively
•    Computer skills– Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will use computer skills to verify prescriptions in the system, enter information into digital customer files and POS selling system, and check inventory records
•    Math skills– as Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will collect payments and balance registers, she / he will have at least basic math skills

Education and Training
•    Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist will be professionally qualified and a manager who must have at least a registered Diploma in pharmacology.
•    We also require Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist to have a current pharmacy license and registered by PPB to work and practice in Kenya.
•    Little to no training is provided to Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist, and it is expected that she/he should already have the necessary education, skills and personality to perform their job duties.
•    Employer will provide a brief orientation program to Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist, usually lasting no more than a week, so they can become familiar with pharmacy and store procedures. It is expected that Pharmacist / Pharmaceutical Technologist is a quick learner and will find it easy to adjust to the working conditions.
•    The successful candidate must be willing to work and reside in one of the larger towns of Murang’a County where the pharmacy is located.

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