Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior Pharmacists Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Senior 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 - Senior Pharmacists Jobs in Kenya

Senior Pharmacist (DCSSP/KUTRRH/7)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

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

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the Senior 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 pharmaceutical leadership and mentorship of staff, interns and students in the pharmacy of hospital.
  • Provide technical pharmacy and pharmaceutical advice and service to the hospital.
  • Make work plans and work schedules for pharmacy staff and allocate the same to them in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Receive patients in the hospital and dispense medicines and other pharmaceutical
    materials to them in the hospital.
  • Plan, under the direction of the Chief Pharmacist and in collaboration with Procurement Pharmacist, for medicines and other medical consumable material needed in the hospital.
  • Ensure continues supply of medicines and other supplies through the procurement process and ensure proper medical warehousing principles are observed within 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.
  • Keep inventory of medicines and medical equipment and supplies, and well updated drug register in the hospital.
  • Ensure that all established pharmacy and pharmaceutical policies, procedures and
    process are duly known and implemented in the hospital.
  • Supervise, guide and mentor junior pharmacy staff and students, together with their work
    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
    b) Masters’ Degree in a health related field from a recognized 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

    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

    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 three years’ working experience as a Pharmacist I 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

    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

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