Pharmaceutical Technologist

On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Pharmaceutical Technologist


The incumbent will:
  • deliver drug discharges to patients in the outreach clinics for effective provision of pharmaceutical services
  • receive prescriptions from patients, verify and dispense drugs within approved standards and procedures
  • ensure the accuracy of the label before dispensing for right patient, right drug and right quantity, for effective service delivery
  • verify expiry dates of drugs prior to dispensing to prevent anomalies in service delivery
  • counsel patients on drug administration for optimum customer satisfaction
  • compound drugs when required, for effective service provision
  • contact the physician for inaccuracy in prescription order, proper documentation and communication of it to nursing and pharmacy staff
  • ensure complete documentation of all patient documents, interventions, incidents and other records kept in the outreach clinic
  • complete the expiry list accurately and in timely manner for proper recording and monitoring of drugs
  • maintain and update personal drug knowledge data base to ensure accurate provision of pharmaceutical care of general disease states as well as specialized knowledge in the assigned area of expertise
  • ensure that the variance levels in the stock-team are kept to a minimum
  • comply and observe the environmental health and safety measures and regulations
Applicants should:
  • have a Diploma in Pharmacy
  • have a Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya
  • be registered Kenya Pharmaceutical Association
  • have a minimum of six year’s hospital experience working in pharmaceutical services. Clinical pharmacy experience and evidence of continuous education will be an added advantage.
To apply kindly profile yourself at by 4th June 2013
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