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Tenwek Hospital

Bomet, Kenya

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Full-time
Healthcare & Pharmaceutical
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Pharmaceutical Technologist

Mission Statement: "Tenwek Hospital is a Christian community committed to excellence in compassionate healthcare, spiritual ministry, and training for service to the glory of God."

Job Ref: 07/07/2020

Job Description

Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, the Pharmaceutical Technologist job exists to provide pharmaceutical services to patients, and provide pharmacy and pharmaceutical support services at Tenwek Hospital.

Responsibilities

  • Dispense medications and monitor patient health and progress to maximize their response to the medication in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Provide expertise about the composition of drugs, including their chemical, biological, and physical properties and their manufacture and use in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Ensure drug purity and strength and make sure that drugs do not interact in a harmful way in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Receive and process patients’ prescription correctly and accurately for both in/outpatients in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Give accurate drug information to patients, wards and other user departments in the hospital.
  • Constitute, restructure, prepare and label extemporaneous preparations for in/outpatients in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Participate in drug stocking and stock taking drug in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Check the expiry dates of pharmacy drugs and ensuring compliance with the short Expiry Drug Policy in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Participate in chemotherapy dispensing and reconstitution in strict accordance with Cytoxic Handling Policy in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Participate in planning for all medicines and other medical material needs of the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Support the pharmacist in charge in proper medical warehousing applying the appropriate principles in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Dispense medicines to patients and explain to them on how to use, in the pharmacy of the hospital.
  • Document and file drug related information such as prescription as required by the pharmaceutical policies and practices in the hospital.
  • Support the pharmacist in charge in collecting, recording and analyzing data related to drug dispensing use in the pharmacy in the hospital.
  • Perform any other duty given from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Higher Diploma in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Must have a valid practice license
  • At least one year as a Pharmaceutical Technologist in a reputable hospital.

 

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