Haltons Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Technologist Job in Kenya

Haltons Pharmacy
Vacancy: Pharmaceutical Technologist
General Purpose of the role: The Pharmaceutical Technologist major role is to stock and dispense drugs to Haltons Pharmacy clients. 
He/she is also responsible in providing excellent customer service to the clients.

Key Responsibilities of the role

  • Helps patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; dispensing medicine.
  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs & preparing ageing reports as often as possible.
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment by complying with company standard operating procedures & government regulation. He/she cleans the floors and dump dusts the shelves.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Organizes medications for dispensing by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
  • Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.
  • Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges as well as issuing cash sale receipts.
  • Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and other clientele.
  • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information and sending them on time as required in the standard operating procedures.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Conducting marketing activities together with the branch team and ensuring individual and branch sales targets are met/or exceeded.
  • Take responsibility of his/her shop by ensuring that all operations of the shop are running smoothly and reporting any anomalies and breakages.
  • Adhere to the Dangerous Drug Act regulation
  • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed to the letter and timely feedback given
  • Any other duty assigned by the Branch manager, Regional Manager or senior management staff.
Code of conduct required
  • He/She must always be clean, smart and well groomed in uniform when on duty.
  • He/She must be ready and willing to provide exemplary customer service in accordance to company brand and policies.
  • He/She must adhere to the working hours as per shifts allocated; any absence from work must be reported in good time.
  • He/she must always wear the Haltons staff I.D when on duty.
  • He/she must keep the clients’ information confidential.
  • He/she must adhere to the organization’s reporting structure.
Skills and competencies
  • Excellent team player
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Able to achieve targets and to achieve organizational change.
  • Strong written, reading and spoken English Language skills.
  • IT literate.
  • Excellent use of MS Office and Email (MUST).
  • Customer focused and always willing to go the extra mile.
  • Excellent communication skills with proven email etiquette.
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a reputable institution
  • Pharmacy & Poisons Board certification- desired but not a must
  • One year experience post internship in a busy retail pharmacy.
  • Excellent use of Pharmacore system.
Qualified candidates are requested to send their applications which MUST include a cover letter, CV and copies of relevant testimonials to hr@haltons.co.ke and through our website www.haltons.co.ke 
Due to the urgency of the positions applications will be reviewed as they come. Somali speaking candidates urged to apply.  
Only qualified & shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend interviews. 
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 
Areas of work are Nairobi Region & Thika. 
We encourage applicants residing in these areas to apply. 
Please indicate your area of preference in your application.

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