Kenyatta University Hospital - Pharmaceutical Technologists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Pharmaceutical Technologists Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


[Kenyatta University Hospital - Pharmaceutical Technologists Jobs in Kenya

Pharmaceutical Technologist (DCSPT/KUTRRH/8)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Pharmacy
Job Title: Pharmaceutical Technologist
Reports to: Senior Pharmaceutical Technologist

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Pharmaceutical Technologist, the Pharmaceutical Technologist I
job exists to provide pharmaceutical services to patients, and provide pharmacy and
pharmaceutical support services at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Dispense medications and monitor patient health and progress to maximize their response to the medication in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Provide expertise about the composition of drugs, including their chemical, biological, and physical properties and their manufacture and use in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Ensure drug purity and strength and make sure that drugs do not interact in a harmful
    way in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Receive and process patients’ prescription correctly and accurately for both in /outpatients in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Give accurate drug information to patients, wards and other user departments in the hospital.
  • Constitute, restructure, prepare and label extemporaneous preparations for in/outpatients in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Participate in drug stocking and stock taking drug in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Check the expiry dates of pharmacy drugs and ensuring compliance with the short Expiry Drug Policy in the pharmacy of the hospital
  • Participate in chemotherapy dispensing and reconstitution in strict accordance with
    Cytoxic Handling Policy in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Participate in planning for all medicines and other medical material needs of the
    pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Support the pharmacist in charge in proper medical warehousing applying the appropriate principles in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Dispense medicines to patients and explain to them on how to use, in the pharmacy of
    the hospital.
  • Document and
    file drug related information such as prescription as required by the
    pharmaceutical policies and practices in the hospital.
  • Support the pharmacist in charge in collecting, recording and analyzing data related to drug dispensing use in the pharmacy in the hospital.
  • Ensure cleanliness, orderliness and tidiness of the Pharmacy of the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
    b) Higher Diploma in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized
    institution

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:
    a) Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
    b) Must have a valid practice license

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Analytical skills
    c) Observation skills
    d) Team player
    e) Compassionate

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed
    to the position:


    At least three years’ experience as a Pharmaceutical Technologist in a reputable hospital

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Pharmaceutical Technologists Jobs in Kenya/a>

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