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Clinical Pharmacist

Closing: May 17, 2024

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Published: May 14, 2024 (16 days ago)

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QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Clinical Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya and hold a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Clinical Pharmacist.
  • ICT proficiency.


Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Clinical Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya and hold a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Clinical Pharmacist.
  • ICT proficiency.


  • Define, monitor and supervise the implementation of high standard of drug storage, usage, cost effectiveness and service delivery to all internal and external clients.
  • Verify patient prescriptions and treatment sheets for accuracy and suitability. Engage prescribers to resolve drug therapy problems ensuring the safe, economical and rational use of medicines and other pharmaceutical products.
  • Carry out medication use counselling and adherence monitoring for patients on chronic treatment.
  • Monitor drug therapy and carry out clinical pharmacy interventions in liaison with the patient care team.
  • Provide therapeutic drug monitoring for targeted drugs and guide on dose adjustments.
  • Provide drug information to clinical staff, including intravenous drug compatibility, administration and stability.
  • To establish and manage the implementation of effective service standards to ensure that clients are served effectively and without necessary delay.
  • Ensure institutional compliance with antibiotic stewardship guidelines and restrictions.
  • Serve as an active member in appointed hospital committees and process improvement action teams.
  • Participate in formulation and implementation of hospital policies on medicine use.
  • Conduct drug utilization reviews and engage in clinical research.
  • Reporting, Monitoring and Analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions and other quality and patient safety indicators. Conduct root cause analyses and development of remedial actions.
  • Provide support to the teams in inventory management.
  • Prepare pharmaceutical reports from time to time.
  • Support clinical teams on patient care matters related to medication management.
  • Participation in the hospital formulary management.
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.


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