Kenyatta University Hospital - Pharmacists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Pharmacists 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 - Pharmacists Jobs in Kenya

Pharmacist- (DCSP/KUTRRH/8)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Clinical Services
Section/Unit: Pharmacy
Job Title: Pharmacist
Reports to: Senior Pharmacist
Direct Reports:
a) Senior Pharmaceutical Technologist
b) Pharmaceutical Technologist

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Senior Pharmacist, the Pharmacist job exists to provide pharmacy and
pharmaceutical services to patients in the hospital, provide clinical research and
training and advise the hospital and public on the same at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Provide technical pharmacy and pharmaceutical advice and service to the hospital.
  • Implement work plans and work schedules in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Receive patients in the hospital and dispense medicines and other pharmaceutical
    materials to them in the hospital.
  • Provide care and custody of medicines and other medical supplies in the pharmacy of
    the hospital.
  • Coordinate pharmaceutical operations and services in the pharmacy in order to ensure that they meet the expected standards of sufficiency and quality the in the hospital
  • Carry out training and development of pharmacy staff, interns and student in order to enhance their performance productivity in the hospital.
  • Record the movement and consumption of medicines and medical equipment and supplies, and well updated drug register in the hospital.
  • Implement duly all established pharmacy and pharmaceutical policies, procedures and process in the hospital.
  • Supervise, guide and mentor junior pharmacy staff and students in the hospital.
  • Provide specialized pharmacy and pharmaceutical advisory services to the hospital executive and the public though the appropriate media.
  • Provide clinical research and training to pharmacy and pharmaceutical students.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    (a) Bachelors’ Degree in Pharmacy 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
    d) Proven track record of clinical research and training in a reputable institution

    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
    c) Must have a Certificate in a course in life-saving

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Analytical skills
    e) Observation skills
    f) Compassionate
    g) Team building skills

    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 two years working experience as a Pharmacist I in a reputable hospital.

    6. Other Responsibilities Assigned Outside of the Core Responsibilities of the Job:

    May be called upon to offer other medical services in times of emergencies or staff
    shortage in the 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

    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 - Pharmacists Jobs in Kenya/a>

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