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Pharmaceutical Technologist, Outreach Clinic Roysambu

Closing: Apr 5, 2024

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Published: Mar 26, 2024 (30 days ago)

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Requirements:

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Registered with The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association
  • Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • 2 year working experience in a busy facility, preferably a hospital
  • Valid Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS)


Responsibilities

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Registered with The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association
  • Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • 2 year working experience in a busy facility, preferably a hospital
  • Valid Basic Life Support Certificate (BLS)


  • Receive, verify prescriptions and dispense drugs in a timely manner within approved standards and procedures.
  • Contact the physician immediately for inaccuracy and illegibility in a prescription order, document errors and communicate them to the nursing and pharmacy staff
  • Verify expiry dates of drugs prior to dispensing medication to patients/customers.
  • Check that every label placed on the medications contains the correct patient name, drug, quantity and directions.
  • Compound extemporaneous preparations and mix certain intravenous medications as per laid down procedures.
  • Counsel patients on drug administration and use of devices for optimum wellness and recovery.
  • Receive, return and update drug credits on the system in a timely manner.
  • Deliver drug discharges to patients in the ward where applicable
  • Communicate out of stock and non-stock effectively and timely to prescriber and nurse and provide alternative choice or make arrangements to order promptly.
  • Comply and observe the environmental health and safety measures and regulations by proper handling, storage and dispensation of medications
  • Record, monitor and update the expiry list of medications in timely manner.
  • Complete documentation of Interventions, Medication errors and Near Miss, Adverse events, Medication queries, Patient complaints or any other incidents and forward to relevant office
  • Perform random medication checks daily and Monitor variance levels in your respective satellites.
  • Compile daily satellite reports.
  • Carry out regular satellite stock-take exercise.
  • Report any special indicators allocated.


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