Medanta Africare Pharmaceutical Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Medanta Africare Pharmaceutical Technologist Jobs in Kenya


Job summary

  • The Pharmaceutical Technologist is responsible for ensuring accurate compounding, dispensing, patient education, and handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders so as to meet the patient needs.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive prescriptions from patients, verify and dispense drugs within approved standards and procedures to enable overall patient satisfaction

  • Verify expiry dates of drugs, prior to dispensing, to prevent anomalies in service delivery

  • Dispense drugs accurately and in timely manner to uphold quality standards of the department

  • Ensure the accuracy of the label before dispensing for right patient, right drug and right quantity, for effective service delivery

  • Counsel patients on drug administration for optimum customer satisfaction

  • Compound drugs when required, for effective service provision

  • Comply and observe the environmental health and safety measures and regulations

  • Contact the physician for inaccuracies in prescription order, proper documentation and communication of it to the nursing and pharmacy staff

  • Complete the expiry list accurately and in timely manner, for proper recording and monitoring of drugs

  • Maintain and update a personal drug knowledge data base, to ensure accurate provision of pharmaceutical care of general disease states as well as specialized knowledge in the assigned area of expertise

  • Monitor and record fridge temperatures twice a day to ensure compliance and medication safety

  • Ensure complete documentation of all patient documents, interventions, incidents and other records kept in the department

  • Ensure that the variance levels in your stock-takes are kept to a minimum

  • Random stock take to be performed twice weekly in satellite where you are on duty

  • To conduct Nursing Floor inspections
    every week for all ward stock, solutions and patient medication left behind (This is especially because of DDA issues)

  • Ensure that the Pharmacy is neat and clean at all times

  • Process payment for patients i.e. NHIF, Insurance and Cash according to Finance Procedures

  • Perform any other duties, from time to time, as may be assigned by the Pharmacy Supervisor or any other authority appointed over him/her.

    Minimum Requirement/Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Pharmacy from Kenya Medical Training College

  • Member of Kenya Pharmaceutical Association

  • Licensed by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a busy clinic

  • Must have accumulated the required continuous professional development points (CPD) from the Pharmacy and Poison’s Board

    Competencies:

  • Familiarity with hospital pharmacy functioning

  • Good knowledge of physiology, pharmacology and pharmaceuticals

  • Familiarity with locally available drugs and their clinical indications

  • Ability to communicate effectively with medical professionals

  • Ability to work with a team of people with varying backgrounds and training;

  • Ability to keep up to date with Continuous Pharmaceutical Developments and Continuous Medical Education Programs.

    How To Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to:

  • hr@medantaafricare.com using the position as subject of email.


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