Garissa County Oncology Pharmacist Jobs in Kenya

Garissa County Oncology Pharmacist Jobs in Kenya


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Pharmacy degree from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

  • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution; At least 2 years experience working in a busy oncology pharmacy.
    Registration license from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board; and

  • Computer application skills Certificate from a recognized institution.

    Duties And Responsibilities

  • Reports to oncologist

  • Provide and oversee direct patient care,

  • Offer patient education and participate in clinical decision making.

  • Minimize drug waste, manage drug shortages, and decrease exposure to hazardous drugs.

  • Supervise the performance of all infusion compounding technicians.

  • Ensure that all biologic and oncology preparations are prepared and dispensed in an accurate and safe manner to all patients.

  • Provide accurate and up-to-date pharmacy consultation

  • Reduced wait time for pharmacy infusion services provided to patients by having an on site pharmacist check chemotherapy preparation.

  • In collaboration with the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) and other stakeholders, coordinate Essential Medicines Supplies distribution and redistribution

  • Serve as oncology focal liaison officer for Appropriate Medicines Use/Medicines and Therapeutics Committee

  • Participate in operational research

  • Provide periodic feedback to the County Pharmacist

  • Compile reports and transmit them to relevant offices (for example performance contracts, commodities-related reports, et cetera).

  • Coordinate disposal of expired medicines and unusable medicines with the
    relevant departments and regulatory authorities

  • Coordinate and oversee internship/attachment programme for pharmaceutical personnel

  • Prepare and implement oncology pharmaceutical services Annual Operating Plans (AOPs)

  • Coordinate pharmaceutical services at the oncology center

  • Implement capacity-building training programmes for pharmaceutical staff at the oncology center

  • Maintenance of personal professional competency and participation in the continued professional development by self-study, attendance at scientific meetings, and participation in internal training programs.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates applying for these positions must be Kenyan Citizens, with the qualification, skills and experience as outlined in the above detailed job description.

  • All applications should include a copy of National Identity Card/Passport, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, registrations certificates and Practising Licences.

  • Applications should be sent to

  • cpsb@garissa.go.ke indicating the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Secretary/CEO
    Garissa County Public Service Board
    P.O. Box 563-70100
    Garissa, Kenya


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