Pharmaceutical Jobs at M.P. Shah Hospital

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Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver direct patient care and clinical practice, including decentralized and service-based programs by identifying high-risk patients and implements interventions to improve quality and safety 
  • Identify prescriptions that might present risks to patients and to resolve relevant issues before dispensing 
  • Provide pharmaceutical services throughout the hospital by maintaining proficiency by dispensing prescription drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners 
  • Participate in pharmacy operations and medication dispensing by collaborating with the Procurement department in facilitating specialty medication procurement, ordering, and dispensing procedures 
  • Coordinate medication deliveries in conjunction with pharmacy managers. Maintain an orderly workflow for all medication dispensing activities in the hospital by ensuring timely deliveries of all medications 
  • Coordinate all inpatient, discharge patient/outpatients/satellite centers receive the correct medication in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with agreed internal standards, acceptable timelines and adhering to local regulations by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board 
  • Facilitate experiential education and practice advancement by identifying, designing and implements improvements in the medication-use system to advance patient safety, maximize therapeutic outcomes, or control costs 
  • Promote patient awareness and understanding of their medication regimen by providing medication counseling to the patient to ensure accurate understanding of treatment purpose, duration, special instructions of use, and common adverse effects 

Qualifications & Requirements 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution 
  • Must have a valid membership and hold a practicing license with the Registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya. 
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience. 

Pharmaceutical Technologist

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Review and dispense prescription as per treatment sheet of medications by compounding, packaging and labelling pharmaceuticals to patients. 
  • 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level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs & preparing ageing reports. 
  • Organises medications for dispensing by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies. 
  • Prepare reports by collecting and summarizing information and sending them on time as required in the standard operating procedure. 
  • Generates and captures revenue by calculating, recording, and issuing charges as well as issuing cash sale receipts. 
  • Check the expiry dates of medicines, making sure that the short expiry drugs are tagged and returned back to the store in compliance with the set regulations. 

Qualifications & Requirements 

  • Diploma in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical technologist from a recognized institution. 
  • Must have valid membership and hold a valid practicing license in the Registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya. 
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience. 

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates in the above position are encouraged to forward their CVs and application letters to on or before 08th March 2024. 

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