Pharmaceutical Technologist

Pharmaceutical Technologist
Company:

P.C.E.A Chogoria Hospital


Pharmaceutical Technologist

Details of the offer

Reporting to the In-Charge Pharmacy, the position holder’s job purpose will be to deliver efficient and timely Pharmacy services.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution

Current and up to date registration with the Pharmaceutical and Poisons Board

Keen on detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Ability to interpret prescription accurately.

Outstanding communication skills

Counseling skills

Customer service skills

Must be a mature practicing Christian

Essential Personal Attributes

Ability to work under pressure

High standards of personal integrity

Pleasant personality

Ability to work under minimum supervision

Responsibilities

Scrutinizes Patient Treatment Sheets and Prescriptions for suitability of prescribed drugs in relation to dosing accuracy, drug interaction and route of administration Provide drug information to patients, doctors, nurses and other medical staff.

Timely and accurate posting dispensed drugs for billing purposes.

Assist the Pharmacy in-charge in placing orders for stock replenishment to the Pharmacy Store to maintain optimal stock levels
Participates in regular drug expiry monitoring in the pharmacy to identify and document items with expiry of less than the required.

Compounding, re-packaging and dilutions of drugs according to laid down guidelines.

Counsel patients appropriately to ensure adherence to drug therapy.

Participate in stock take exercise and ensure timely explanation of stock variances.

Training and supervising pharmaceutical technologist interns.

Entering prescriptions orders into the computer and making labels appropriately

Assist in preparing and sending periodic management reports.

Document adverse drug reactions on patients.

Participate in internal and external audits

Receiving drugs and verifying against the Stock transfer printout

Shelving of items appropriately

Performing stock counts and stock movement analysi

Job Requirements
Required education
: Diploma, Associate's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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