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Pharmacy Manager

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

An upcoming high-end private hospital in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi, is looking to recruit a Pharmacy Manager who will be in a supervisory role in overseeing the workflow of the Pharmacy Department. The ideal candidate Must have over 10 years’ experience in a similar role and have experience setting up the department.
  • A degree in Pharmacy.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications.
  • Valid practicing license.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Critical thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Responsibilities

  • Manage pharmacy operations, supervising staff, performing administrative duties, and buying and selling non-pharmaceutical merchandise.
  • Assess the identity, strength and purity of medications prescribed and issued.
  • Teach pharmacy students serving as interns in preparation for their graduation or licensure.
  • Publish educational information for other pharmacists, doctors, and /or patients.
  • Review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability.
  • Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage.
  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, and drugs, maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly.
  • Ensure stock take is regularly conducted, and variance reporting is conducted timely.
  • Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, and registries of poisons, narcotics, and controlled drugs.
  • Provide specialized services to help patients manage their conditions.
  • Advise customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment and health care supplies.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens, providing advice on drug applications and characteristics.
  • Offer health promotion and prevention activities, for example, training people to use devices such as blood pressure or diabetes monitors.
  • Assure services are in compliance with professional standards, and state requirements.
  • Provide leadership to pharmacy technicians and ensure they aware of and compliant with their job responsibilities.

Job Requirements

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