Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician, Jumuia Hospitals Ltd

JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsibilities:
Receive, verify prescriptions, and dispense drugs in a timely manner within approved standards and procedures.
Document errors and communicate them
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.
Compound extemporaneous preparations and mix certain intravenous medications as per laid down procedures.
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 provide alternative choices 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 a timely manner.
Conduct Nursing Floor inspections once a month for all ward stock
Complete documentation of Interventions, Medication errors and Near Miss, Adverse events, Medication queries, Patient complaints, or any other incidents and forward to the relevant office
Perform random medication checks daily and Monitor variance levels in your respective satellites.
Maintain and update personal drug knowledge database to ensure the 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.

Requirements:
Diploma or Degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
Registered with The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association
Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
Computer literate

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? SEND YOUR CV AND CERTIFICATES TO recruitment@jumuiahospitals.org before the close of business 28/06/2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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