Thursday, January 17, 2013

Pharmacist Job in Kenya

 Our client in the Hospital Industry is in need of a Pharmacist who will provide efficient service to in and out patients and other Hospital Departments.

Duties & Responsibilities

    Ensure compliance with doctors’ prescriptions and provide accurate and full information to patients on their medications and interaction.
    Check prescriptions for accuracy and suitability and to contact the prescribing doctor to resolve any problems.
    Provide drug and acute care information to doctors, staff and patients as maybe required.
    Comply with all legislations and Hospital policy requirements on drugs.
    Follow laid down drug control safety systems and procedures in all transactions.
    Provide Healthcare information to patients at the pharmacy as may be required.
    Advise staff in other disciplines within the Hospital on proper use of medicines and all other drugs.
    Assist the Head of Pharmacy in the supervision and training of pharmaceutical technologists and student technicians.
    Participate in in-service training of staff in other disciplines including giving formal lectures.
    Participate in the pharmacist- on- call service and evening/ weekend and public holiday rota according to Hospital and work requirements.
    Assist the assigned wards stock maintenance and issues.
    Participate in stock taking in the pharmacy and in drug procurement.
    Do ward rounds assist the doctors with information on medicines that they prescribe.
    Assist the Head of Pharmacy in the formulation of the Hospital policy on drugs e.g. infection control- Disinfection Policy, Drug Administration etc.
    Undertake any other duties assigned by the Chief Pharmacist.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    University degree in Pharmacy and registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
    Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya
    Minimum of three years post graduate work experience in a Hospital Pharmacy

Key Performance Indicators

    Effective dissemination of drug information to all user departments and update all such information in the pharmacy.
    Effective provision of services to in and out patients and other hospital departments.
    Provide required assistance to the Chief Pharmacist/Senior pharmacist in implementing all procedural functions and administrative procedures in ensuring proper and efficient functioning of the department.

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected
remuneration to

Only qualified candidates shall be contacted


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