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County Government of Makueni   |   Makueni, Makueni, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Pharmacist

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Basic level (worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary

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Job Summary

HOW TO APPLY

Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute to be received on or before Thursday, 16 th February, 2018.
NOTE:
(i) Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;
• The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
• The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
• The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
• The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
(ii) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.
(iv) The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.
(v) Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.
Requirements for Appointment
• Be a Kenyan citizen;
• Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) degree from an institution recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
• Successively Completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution;
• Registration Certificate by the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board;
• Certificate in Computer application skills from a recognized institution;
• Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010


Responsibilities

An officer at this level will work under supervision of a senior pharmacist. Duties and responsibilities will include:
• Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience;
• Preparing and dispensing medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices and counseling patients on use of medicines;
• Making extemporaneous preparations;
• Participating in ward rounds;
• Identifying medicinal gaps and challenges;
• Maintain a daily activity log book for recording all activities undertaken; recommending Over the Counter (OTC) medicines to patients/clients with simple medical conditions and making necessary referrals;
• Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers;
• Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
An officer at this level may also be deployed in a manufacturing industry to: provide quality assurance and control services; register products; register and license premises and providing ware housing and logistics.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Makueni, Makueni
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Basic level (worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required skills: Medication and prescription administration; Patient care; Counseling; Stock and inventory management; Public health
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

County Government of Makueni

GovernmentalCompany size: 1000+ people

Makueni County covers an area of 8,034.7 sq km with a projected population of more than 0.9million people. It geographically borders Kajiado County to the West, Taita Taveta County to the South, Kitui County to the East and Machakos County to the North. The county lies in the arid and semi-arid zones of the Eastern region of the country. Major physical features in the county include the Volcanic Chyulu hills which lie along the South West border of the County in Kibwezi West constituency, Mbooni hills in Mbooni sub county and Kilungu hills in Kaiti subcounty.


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