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Pharmaceutical Technologist

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Overall Function:
The Pharmaceutical Technologist is responsible for the management of the pharmacy and related equipment, making sure that all required drugs are available and issued in the correct doses/ courses to the patients.
Qualifications and Requirements
For appointment to the post of Pharmaceutical Technologist, a candidate must;
  • Have a Basic Diploma in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
  • Have a valid License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • At least 2 years’ work experience in a hospital pharmacy
  • Experience working with MOH/County systems and personnel will be an added advantage
  • Experience working in PEPFAR funded projects is an added advantage
  • Should be self-motivated
  • Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Computer literacy

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities:
  • Ensure complete documentation of all pharmacy records and reporting tools
  • Verify prescriptions for accuracy and suitability to ensure rational dispensation and prescribing
  • Complete the expiry chart accurately and in a timely manner for proper monitoring of drugs
  • Participate in implementing national clinical guidelines on drugs use and pharmacy standard operating procedures
  • Provide comprehensive and accurate drug information to patients and health care workers
  • Implement procedures and guidelines on forecasting, quantification, storage, commodity management and inventory management in line with required standards
  • Maintain accurately the pharmacy database keeping up to date.
  • Ensure that the pharmacy SOPs are well utilized
  • Work with the comprehensive care team to observe and comply with environmental and occupational safety measures and regulations
  • Participate in implementation of quality control and quality assurance program with the comprehensive care team
  • Assist in identifying and reporting on suspected adverse drug reactions and poor-quality products to PPB
  • Prepare the weekly, monthly and annual reports for the pharmacy
  • Participate in weekly multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs) to discuss complicated cases.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement initiatives to improve service delivery and patient-level outcomes
  • Participation and contribution to capacity building of clinical and other staff through CMEs, mentorship, sensitization and updates
  • Support implementation of differentiated care
  • Conduct any other duty as may be prescribed by the supervisor

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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