Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Kenya

Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Kenya

  • Jumuia Hospital (Kaimosi) is seeking to fill the position of a pharmaceutical technician immediately. Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Vihiga Kenya. The position holder will report to the Hospital Administrator.


  • Receive, verify prescriptions and dispense drugs in a timely manner within approved standards and procedures.

  • Document errors and communicate them to the nursing and pharmacy staff

  • Verify expiry dates of drugs prior to dispensing medication to patients/customers.

  • Check that every label placed on the medications contains the correct patient name, drug, quantity and directions.

  • Counsel patients on drug administration

  • Receive, return and update drug credits on the system in a timely manner.

  • Deliver drug discharges to patients in the ward where applicable

  • Communicate out of stock and non-stock effectively and timely to prescriber and nurse and provide alternative choice or make arrangements to order promptly.

  • Comply and observe the environmental health and safety measures and regulations by proper handling, storage and dispensation of medications

  • Record, monitor and update the expiry list of medications in timely manner.

  • Conduct Floor inspections once a month for all ward stock, solutions and patient medication left behind

  • Complete documentation of Interventions, Medication errors and
    Near Miss, Adverse events, Medication queries, Patient complaints or any other incidents and forward to relevant office

  • Perform random medication checks daily and monitor variance levels in your respective satellites.

  • Maintain and update 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

  • Complete any other duties as may be assigned by the department supervisor or manager.


  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution

  • Registered with The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association

  • Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

  • Computer literate

  • More than 4 years’ experience

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified? Send You Cv and Documents to

  • before close of business 24/11/2021.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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