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PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST

 

Job title

 PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Reports to

THE PHARMACY IN CHARGE

Job purpose

Duties and responsibilities involve compounding and dispensing medicine in a safe and professional way and working closely with the medical and nursing staff to ensure patients get the optimum care.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Retrieving prescription orders
  2. Medicine compounding
  3. Maintaining patient profiles
  4. Answering phones
  5. Being aware of the latest medicines and their availability
  6. Receive prescriptions from doctors.
  7. Prepare prescriptions for patients.
  8. Verify insurance and prescription information.
  9. Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the doctor.
  10. Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
  11. Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  12. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  13. Organizes medications to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
  14. Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.
  15. Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.
  16. Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.
  17. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  18. Records and monitors temperature
  19. Reporting adverse drug reactions and poor-quality drugs to the pharmacy and poisons board

Qualifications

  1. Holder of diploma in pharmacy from Kenya Medical Training College/any recognized medical institution
  2. Duly registered by pharmacy and poisons board current practice License
  3. Supply Management skills, Organization, Integrity, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Creating a Safe effective Environment, Quality Focus
  4. Required to maintain the utmost level of accuracy while processing prescriptions.
  5. Expected to demonstrate ethical behavior with emphasis on confidentiality, the realization of professional liability, and importance of following a protocol.
  6. Empathetic and compassionate listener as a member of a healthcare team, who can communicate with tact and diplomacy, should be friendly and interactive with patients and other members of the team.
  7. While dealing with patients, co-workers, doctors, and nurses should have the emotional maturity to solve conflicts.
  8. Three years working experience in a busy dispensing unit

 To apply for the advertised positions:

Interested candidates are invited to send their application, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st August 2021 to careers@nah.or.ke

All the required documents cited above should be sent as one PDF document (no hard copies will be accepted)

Addressed to: The Human Resource Manager,

                           Central Kenya Conference

  1. O. Box 41352-00100

                           Nairobi

 Quoting the position applied for as the subject line.