IRC Pharmacist Assistant Jobs in Kenya

IRC Pharmacist Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the senior Pharmacist or designate, the pharmacist assistant will be involved in the day today management of the dispensing pharmacy operations.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the correct dispensing of pharmaceutical commodities at the dispensing pharmacy units.

  • Ensure there is adequate health supplies and drugs in the dispensing pharmacy stores and that dispensing pharmacy is well managed with no pilferages.

  • Ensure all standard operating procedures within the supply chain are well implemented and adhered to.

  • Monitor prescribing trends by analyzing prescriptions and alerting the senior pharmacist of any anomalies or cases of irrational prescribing practices.

  • Ensure cold chain maintenance and monitoring is done regularly to ensure temperature sensitive drugs are correctly monitored while under storage.

  • Prepare all inventory management reports including MOH monthly reports for Malaria, TB and HIV by 5th of every month.

  • Maintain the EMR system inventory at the dispensing pharmacy units and report any technical interruptions to the EMR manager or the senior pharmacist for follow and correction.

  • Monitor and maintain the tracer drug list of commodities and report their availability to clinical team biweekly.

  • Attend departmental meetings as may be required from time to time.

  • Participate in the training and mentorship programs within the department unit where members learn from each other to improve the quality of services.

  • Carry out any other assignments that
    may be assigned to him/her by the supervisor or designate

    Key Result Areas

  • Accurate and timely documentation of all issues and received drugs and medical items.

  • Daily recording and tracking of temperatures in the cold room and the fridge

  • Timely issue orders to the various units in the prescribed forms on their ordering days.

  • Proper storage of drugs and medical items.

  • Tracking of expiries and slow-moving items.


  • Must have Kenya certificate of Education (KCSE) or an equivalent

  • A Diploma in pharmacy from a recognized institution.

  • He/She must be enrolled by the pharmacy and poisons board.

  • At least one year hospital pharmacy experience.

  • Good communication and writing skills.

  • Computer literate.

    Required Experience & Competencies:

  • A good team player

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Swahili Languages.

  • Ability to work ethically in demanding environment.

  • Good customer care skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC Pharmacist Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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