Head of Pharmacy Job at AIC Githumu Hospital

AIC Githumu Hospital

Job Advertisement: Head of Pharmacy 

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AIC Githumu Hospital is an award-winning mission hospital in Muranga that is transforming healthcare in Kenya by making extremely high-quality care accessible to every family.

Job Summary: We are searching for Kenya’s smartest and most caring Pharmaceutical Technologist who want to become amazing all-around evidence-based provider.

The Pharmaceutical Technologist MUST be ready to superintend the Pharmacy.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Review and execute physician’s prescriptions checking their appropriateness and legality
  • Organize the pharmacy in an efficient manner to make the identification of products easier and faster
  • Maintain full control over delivering, stocking and labeling medicine and other products and monitor their condition to prevent expiring or deterioration
  • Listen carefully to customers to interpret their needs and issues and offer information and advice
  • Prepare medicine when appropriate using correct dosages and material for each individual patient
  • Keep records of patient history and of all activities regarding heavy medication
  • Comply with all applicable legal rules, regulations and procedures
  • Dispense drugs as prescribed
  • Participate in counselling of patients taking antiretroviral drugs in order to promote compliance with the prescribed regimen
  • Sourcing for drugs appropriately and liaise with procurement department in placement of orders
  • Making and follow-up of order to ensure they arrive on time
  • Locate, remove and discard any expired drugs as per the regulations of Public Health
  • Attend approved job trainings e.g. seminars or workshops
  • Conduct monthly physical stock counts
  • Lead and manage the pharmacy team ensuring motivation of the team, building and encouraging teamwork, ensuring proper coverage, impartial allocation of duties, ensuring completion of assigned daily duties
  • Supervision of work ensuring quality standards of service are met and maintained
  • Interview and orient new pharmacy staff members in liaison with HR Office
  • Ensure good store keeping practice for all the drugs
  • Ensure the high quality of drugs stocked by the pharmacy
  • Prepare and manage the pharmacy budget
  • Develop, review and regularly update procedure manual for the department
  • Supervise students who are on practical attachment/internship
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Medical Director.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • MUST have over 6 years of work experience
  • MUST be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • MUST have a valid practicing license

Application Procedure

Send your application letter and CV and state how your experience matches the specifications.

Include also your expected salary

via Email: hrofficergithumu@gmail.com or githumuhospital@gmail.com

on or before 30th July, 2019.

You may also drop hardcopies to:

AIC Githumu Hospital
P.O Box 238
Kangari, Githumu

Health and Medical
Updated: July 17, 2019 — 2:53 pm