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Pharmacy Technologist at Premier Hospital, Mombasa

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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

To compound, dispense and handle pharmaceutical supplies for all orders/prescriptions as well as educate patients about their medications while providing effective pharmaceutical supplies to meet customer needs.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor that the variance levels in your stock-team are kept to a minimum and medication is always available
  • Able to carry out stock-take exercise, record, monitor and update the expiry list of medications in timely manner.
  • Consistently check and complete documentation of all patient accounts, records and files, interventions, incidents and other records kept in the department.
  • Check that every label placed on the medications contains the correct patient’s name, drug, quantity and directions.
  • Verify expiry dates of drugs prior to dispensing medication to patients/customers
  • Contact the physician immediately for inaccuracy in a prescription order, document errors and communicate them to the doctor and pharmacy staff
  • Compound medication through mixing, counting pills and labeling bottles as needed
  • Counsel patients on drug administration for optimum wellness and recovery
  • Comply and observe the environmental health and safety measures and regulations by proper handling, storage and dispensation of medications
  • Proactively responds to clients escalating to the pharmacy manager in an event of complain concern or feedback.
  • Working with all staff to ensure rationalization of spend within the department including breakages.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/ QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Registered with The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association or a relevant pharmaceutical regulating body.
  • Valid Practicing License from The Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • 1 Year working experience in a busy hospital set up.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS & BEHAVIOURS

  • Able to work with a team of people from various backgrounds and training
  • Excellent customer service skills and empathetic to patients of all ages
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Culturally sensitive
  • High standards of integrity and honesty
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure
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