Nairobi Adventist Hospital Pharmaceutical Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Adventist Hospital Pharmaceutical Technologist Jobs in Kenya

Job purpose

Duties and responsibilities involve compounding and dispensing medicine in a safe and professional way and working closely with the medical and nursing staff to ensure patients get the optimum care.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Retrieving prescription orders

  • Medicine compounding

  • Maintaining patient profiles

  • Answering phones

  • Being aware of the latest medicines and their availability  Receive prescriptions from doctors.

  • Prepare prescriptions for patients.

  • Verify insurance and prescription information.

  • Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the doctor

  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.

  • Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

  • Organizes medications to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.

  • Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.

  • Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.

  • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Records and monitors temperature

  • Reporting adverse drug reactions and poor-quality drugs to the pharmacy and poisons board.


  • Holder of diploma in pharmacy from Kenya Medical Training College/any recognized medical institution

  • Duly registered by pharmacy and poisons board current practice License

  • Supply Management skills, Organization, Integrity, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Creating a Safe effective Environment, Quality Focus

  • Required to maintain utmost level of accuracy while processing prescriptions.

  • Expected to demonstrate ethical behaviour with emphasis on confidentiality, realization of professional liability and importance of following a protocol.

  • Empathetic and compassionate listener as a member of a healthcare team, who is able to communicate with tact and diplomacy, should be friendly and interactive with patients and other members of the team.

  • While dealing with patients, co-workers, doctors and nurses, should have the emotional maturity to solve conflicts.

  • Three years working experience in a busy dispensing unit

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