Pharmacist Job in Kenya

Our client, a well established medical supplier dealing in supply of dental, theatre, surgical and other general hospital equipments and machines, wishes to recruit a qualified Pharmacist. 
S/he will report to the Managing Director.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage company registration with the necessary Pharmaceutical board(s) among other government agencies.
  • Dispense medications following prescriptions issued by an authorized medical practitioner.
  • Perform or oversee the performance of packaging, labeling, measuring, compounding, storing, charging, and recording medications used in patient care.
  • Review prescriptions for appropriateness of therapy to determine ingredients needed and to ensure correct dosage.
  • Inventories, order, and maintain supply of drugs, chemicals, and other pharmaceutical stock.
  • Advice patients and care providers of potential drug interactions, possible side effects, storage information, and instructions on usage of the medications.
  • Prepares sterile products for patient administration; determines proper preparation, packaging, sterilization, storage, and stability requirements of the product.
  • Trains and supervises Pharmacy Assistants as assigned.
  • Develop or participate in clinical pharmaceutical research.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A degree in pharmacy from a reputable university
  • Must be licensed as a Registered Pharmacist with the Drugs and Poisons Board of Kenya
  • Knowledge of chemical, biological, and comparative therapeutic properties of a wide range of drugs
  • Knowledge of state laws regarding regulation of pharmacy practices
  • Skill in the compounding and manufacturing of drugs
  • Team player with an added advantage as a member pharmaceutical Society of Kenya
If you are a qualified and interested candidate, send your updated CV and a cover letter to by 27th July 2012.
Kindly indicate Pharmacist position on the subject line.

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