KNH Pharmacist Job,August 2017


KNH Pharmacist Job,August 2017

Job Group K6

The Pharmacist I will be responsible to the Senior Pharmacist for ensuring delivery of pharmaceutical services at unit level.

Duties for the Pharmacist Job

  • Preparing medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders and detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Consulting with prescribers and other staff to clarify medication orders.
  • Dispensing medication by compounding, packaging and labelling pharmaceuticals including but not limited to extemporaneous preparations and cancer chemotherapy.
  • Controlling medication by monitoring drug therapies and advising interventions.
  • Completing pharmacy operational requirements by organising and directing technologists workflow, verifying their preparation and labelling of pharmaceuticals, verifying order entries, charges and inspections.
  • Providing pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals and counselling patients on drug therapies.
  • Developing Hospital staff pharmacological knowledge by participating in clinical programmes, training pharmacy staff, students, interns and health care professionals.
  • Complying with drug laws as regulated by Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya.
  • Protecting patients and support staff by adhering to infection control protocols. Maintaining pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as required.
  • Ensuring that controlled substances are dispensed in compliance with law and that inventory control and record keeping requirements are met.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives.

Pharmacist Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy.
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya.
  • Certificate in computer operations from a recognized institution.
  • At least two (2) years work experience as a Pharmacist.


How to Apply

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