Meridian Health Group Pharmaceutical Technologists Jobs in Kenya

Meridian Health Group Pharmaceutical Technologists Jobs in Kenya

  • Meridian Health Group is one of the market leaders in quality, cost-effective and accessible health care in Kenya and the East African region.

  • At the heart of our corporate philosophy is a devotion to patient centered care and service excellence.

  • We are dedicated to providing effective and efficient care in a safe and welcoming environment.

  • We seek to recruit competent and qualified individuals in the following capacity:

    Pharmaceutical Technologists

    Job Purpose:

  • 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.

  • The holder of this position will report to the Chief Pharmacist;

    Key Responsibilities / Duties

    Operational 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.


  • Responsible for timely monthly reports.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications

  • O-levels / A-Levels

    Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pharmacy Technology

  • Possess a valid practicing license

  • Member of Kenya Pharmaceutical Association

    Other know-how required apart from academic and professional qualifications

  • Computer skills

  • Previous relevant work experience required

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position

  • Hospital experience is essential.

    Functional Skills:

  • Familiarity with hospital pharmacy functioning.

  • Good knowledge of physiology, pharmacology and pharmaceuticals.

  • Familiarity with locally available drugs and their clinical indications.

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

    Personal Attributes

  • Ability to get on well with diverse workforce

  • Honesty and integrity

  • Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions

  • Ability to communicate effectively with medical professionals

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates meeting the requirements for any of the positions above should send a current CV and cover letter quoting the post applying for in the subject line to:


  • Due to urgency in filling the above positions, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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