Aga Khan Hospital Pharmacist Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital Pharmacist Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya


The Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an institution of Aga Khan Health Services, Kenya which is an Agency of Aga Khan Development Network.

The hospital is part of an integrated health system that includes Hospitals and outreach health centers across East Africa.

AKHS is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit health care systems in the developing world.

The Hospital wishes to recruit an ideal candidate for the following position in our Pharmacy Section:

Pharmacist

Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing both normal and specialist pharmaceutical services to patients and oversee accurate compounding, dispensing, patient education and handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Dispense prescriptions accurately.
  • Communicate with prescribers any time a prescription order is unclear or potentially harmful for a patient.
  • Ensure patients’ safety by checking for potentially dangerous drug interactions.
  • Counsel patients on proper medication use and their potential side effects
  • Giving drug information to user departments
  • Checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level
  • Anticipating needed medications and supplies and placing and receiving orders from stores
  • Collecting data on Medication errors, near misses and interventions and submitting on a monthly basis.
  • Perform administrative tasks including proper documentation, adequate inventory management and generation of adequate reports
  • Setting and enforcing workplace policies
    Keep up to date on drug approvals, product recalls and
    ensure compliance with regulatory authority.
  • Educate doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers about new medications and drug therapy protocols

    Required qualifications, attributes and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • 2 years’ experience in a Hospital, retail or industry pharmacy
  • Registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board
  • S/he must demonstrate understanding of quality initiatives not limited to JCIA and ISO
  • S/he should have strong leadership, people management, negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to build relationships and encourage consensus, partnering and networking at all levels.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills in the problem solving process.
  • Ability to organize work load and identify priorities appropriately

    How to Apply

    Application Procedure:

  • Candidates are invited to upload a CV and covering letter to [email protected]
  • Please indicate the position you are interested in on the subject line
  • Deadline of submitting application is on 10th January, 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • “Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an equal opportunity Employer”

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