Aga Khan University Hospital Project Pharmacist, Pharmacy - Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan University Hospital Project Pharmacist, Pharmacy - Jobs in Kenya


Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH, N) is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is one of the hospitals in East Africa accredited by the Joint Commission International from USA. The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 60 years.

The incumbent will be responsible for providing quality and efficient pharmaceutical services to meet and exceed the project outputs with regards to safe handling of vaccine, cold chain management, patient safety monitoring and ensuring project outputs are always adhered to.


  • Ensure the Vaccination centre identified is suitable for conducting vaccination ensuring patient flow and safe handling of vaccination

  • Ensure safe disposal of waste from the vaccination Centre i.e., the vaccine vials, the sharps and any other clinical and non-clinical waste

  • Ensure the vaccination centre has the staffs and resources as per best practices and MoH requirements

  • Have stakeholders’ engagement on setting up the vaccination centre

  • Ensure all vaccination documentation is per MoH Chanjo system

  • Lead the team in safe patient flow during the vaccination

  • Ensure adequate documentation of vaccine use as per MoH guidelines

  • Develop and reconcile the AKU vaccination numbers
    daily from Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and any outreach activities

  • Ensure adherence to waste disposal as per MoH guidelines

  • Update the Project director and any other project staff of any challenges or shortcomings during the vaccination

  • Ensure any Adverse event on Immunization is reported immediately using the PPB/ MoH documentation and within 24 hours

  • Ensure daily tally and documentation in project tools for vaccine usage and vaccination numbers as per target


  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized university

  • Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya

  • Minimum of 2 years’ hospital experience working in pharmaceutical services

  • Demonstrate ability to keep up with Continuous Pharmaceutical Developments and Continuous Medical Education program

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan University Hospital Project Pharmacist, Pharmacy - Jobs in Kenya

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