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Pharmaceutical Technologist

Core Responsibilities

  • Actualize annual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) set by the management
  • Implement the pharmacy processes outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), guidelines and policy manuals
  • Ensure the correct dispensing of Health Products and Technologies (HPT) commodities at the dispensing pharmacy units
  • Participate in the medication management committee at the medical center in monitoring and addressing medication errors
  • Uphold pharmacovigilance practices at the medical center and manage relevant reports of adverse drug reactions, adverse events following immunization, poor quality HPT, medical devices incidents and medication errors
  • Ensure there is adequate HPT in the dispensing pharmacy store through correct quantification, indenting, receipts and dispensing with no pilferages.
  • Ensure continuous inventory stock hygiene practice using the ABC analysis algorithm 
  • Ensure monthly complete stock audit with proper explanations for stock discrepancies
  • Responsible for ensuring proper handover between relevant staff  
  • Timely Issue daily, weekly and monthly reports to the Pharmacy In-charge and Center Manager
  • Ensure there is proper entry of information in the narcotic drugs register and proper filing of prescriptions on the same 
  • Ensure proper filing of various documents in the pharmacy

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Registered/Enrolled by the Pharmacy & Poisons Board (PPB) 
  • Valid practice license
  • Member of KPA/PSK

Experience

  • 1 + years of experience
  • Technical skills/Leadership competencies
  • Upholds ethics and professionalism
  • Excellent communication and collaboration
  • Proper Medicine management skills
  • Patient centered care 
  • Superior customer services
  • Demonstrate leadership and organizational competence
  • Active Continuous medical education and Staff mentorship and training 

Language Skills

  • English
  • Swahili

Centre Manager

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensure the Medical centre operates and provides healthcare services within stipulated operating hours at all times.
  • Staff Management: attendance to duty, absenteeism, leave, performance, staff discipline and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Report all incidence that occur in the within the stipulated guidelines
  • Ensure the Medical centre has sufficient supply of required equipment, stationery and drugs.
  • Ensure all the required licenses are obtained, remain current and displayed within the Medical centre premises,
  • Regular review of quality standards and take necessary steps to ensure compliance of the Medical centre under various regulations, laws and authorities e.g. County Government, Licensing bodies.
  • Ensuring the duty rota is in place by 25th of every month for the coming months and well posted in the notice boards
  • Ensuring that the medical Centre has functional medical equipment and their optimal utilization and repair in case of breakdown or malfunction,
  • Ensuring a timely solution for any grievance that has arisen from a patient related to clinical practices, and ensure that all patient’s complaints/feedback are acknowledged promptly, and handled effectively.
  • Conduct regular meetings with staff and give an update on medical centre performance, Quality of care and staff related issues.
  • Manage medical emergencies by ensuring emergency medical preparedness as the emergency team leader and ensure emergency drills are performed.
  • Duly document all Incidences and manage accordingly 
  • In conjunction with consultants, work to provide specialized care to clients.
  • Provide effective supervision to nurses including objective setting, performance management, and mentoring, enhancing clinical acumen and ensure staff productivity is optimized. 
  • Collecting, compiling and submission of accurate clinical reports and any other required documentation. 
  • Lead the department in development, implementation and review of Standard Operating Procedures for the assigned department aimed at providing safe and quality healthcare to patients.
  • Attend departmental meetings to build teamwork, communicate, identify problems and agree on solutions, evaluate departmental performance etc.
  • Monitor adherence to the standardized hazardous and other waste disposal technique including all IPC measures.

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • At least a Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Clinical medicine and Surgery or its equivalent with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy Hospital. 
  • Registered by the respective professional body e.g. Clinical Officers Council of Kenya
  • Valid Practice License 
  • BLS/ACLS Certification where its applicable
  • Wide knowledge of the healthcare industry
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proficiency in computer application
  • Proven leadership, communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English and Swahili)
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and manage a team.

Pharmaceutical Technologist

Core Responsibilities

  • Actualize annual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) set by the management
  • Implement the pharmacy processes outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), guidelines and policy manuals
  • Ensure the correct dispensing of Health Products and Technologies (HPT) commodities at the dispensing pharmacy units
  • Participate in the medication management committee at the medical center in monitoring and addressing medication errors
  • Uphold pharmacovigilance practices at the medical center and manage relevant reports of adverse drug reactions, adverse events following immunization, poor quality HPT, medical devices incidents and medication errors
  • Ensure there is adequate HPT in the dispensing pharmacy store through correct quantification, indenting, receipts and dispensing with no pilferages.
  • Ensure continuous inventory stock hygiene practice using the ABC analysis algorithm 
  • Ensure monthly complete stock audit with proper explanations for stock discrepancies
  • Responsible for ensuring proper handover between relevant staff  
  • Timely Issue daily, weekly and monthly reports to the Pharmacy In-charge and Center Manager
  • Ensure there is proper entry of information in the narcotic drugs register and proper filing of prescriptions on the same 
  • Ensure proper filing of various documents in the pharmacy

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Registered/Enrolled by the Pharmacy & Poisons Board (PPB) 
  • Valid practice license
  • Member of KPA/PSK

Experience

  • 1 + years of experience
  • Technical skills/Leadership competencies
  • Upholds ethics and professionalism
  • Excellent communication and collaboration
  • Proper Medicine management skills
  • Patient centered care 
  • Superior customer services
  • Demonstrate leadership and organizational competence
  • Active Continuous medical education and Staff mentorship and training 
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Language Skills

  • English
  • Swahili

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