County Government of Kakamega Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Kakamega Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzing reports on adverse drug reactions and poor quality medicines;

  • Setting up and running poison information centres;

  • Conducting research and disseminating the findings on medicine utilization;

  • Assessing and evaluating research proposal involving medicine use;

  • Analyzing medicines for quality assurance;

  • Coordinating pharmaceutical services in public health programs;

  • Monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of medication therapy;

  • Facilitating detection, prevention, response and provision of information on global public health crisis as per the international health regulations;

  • Preparing work/strategic plans;

  • Supervising, mentoring and training staff;

  • Responsibility may also entail planning of health services at the County level and to administer and manage specified sections of health services at the County levels;

  • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, the officer must have: -

  • Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Pharmaceutical Services/ Pharmaceutical Specialist I for a minimum period of three (3) years;

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) from an institution recognized by Pharmacy and Poisons Board;

  • Master’s degree in any of the following: Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis and formulation, Pharmacognosy and complementary medicine, Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacovigilance
    and Pharmaco-epidemiology, Medicines Supplies Management, Medicines Regulations, Narcotics and Psychotropic Substance Control, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and therapeutics, Pharmaceutical
    analysis, Tropical and infectious diseases, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical chemistry, Industrial Pharmacy, Health Systems Management, Pharmaceutical Care, Health Informatics, Health Economics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Medical Statistics, Drug design and Development, Clinical Trials, Quality Assurance, Radio Pharmacy, Public Health, Microbiology or Molecular Pharmacology from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;

  • Certificate of registration as a pharmacist by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;

  • Valid practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board;

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and

  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results;

  • Any other lawful duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Kakamega Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services Jobs in Kenya


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