Leading Mental Healthcare Provider Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Kenya

Leading Mental Healthcare Provider Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

Responsible for accurate compounding, dispensing, patient education and handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders to meet customer needs.

Key Performance Areas

  • Dispensing of prescriptions and compounding of preparations
  • Maintenance of both stock issues and stock purchases
  • Formulary adherence per doctors’ guidance
  • Appropriate stock rotation so as to minimize stock wastage
  • Turnaround time in service delivery

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Dispense drugs accurately and in a timely manner to uphold quality standards of the department.
  • Ensure that both stock items and non-stock items are dispensed appropriately
  • Receive prescriptions from patients, verify and dispense drugs within approved standards and procedures
  • Compound drugs when required, for effective service provision.
  • Counsel patients on drug administration for optimum customer satisfaction.
  • Manage stock discrepancy and ensure that the variance levels are kept to a minimum.
  • Complete the expiry list accurately and in a timely manner for proper recording and monitoring of drugs.
  • Verify expiry dates of drugs prior to dispensing to prevent anomalies in service delivery
  • Ensure the accuracy of the label before dispensing for effective service delivery
  • Ensure end of day procedures are strictly adhered to.
  • Prepare monthly drug stock reports
  • Comply and observe drug handling and disposal in accordance with environmental health and safety measures and regulations.
  • Contact the prescribing doctor for clarification in prescription order, proper documentation and advice
  • Perform random stock take when called upon
  • Perform any other duties from time to time as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Key Performance Measures
  • High customer satisfaction rating
  • Ensure stock items are dispensed within 30 minutes and non stock items within a maximum of 24 hours
  • Stock discrepancy to be maintained below 2% of total stock holding
  • Zero cost of expired stock
  • Zero drug dispensing errors
  • Full adherence to standard operating and drug handling procedures

    Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Practicing License from Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • 1 year of appropriate experience in pharmaceutical operations
  • Microsoft suite packages proficiency

    How to Apply
  • Send a copy of your CV and a Cover Letter to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com
  • Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary in your cover letter.
  • Apply to the email address provided above as instructed.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Closing date: 18th October 2019

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