Pharmacist Job in Kiambu, Kenya

Career Management Centre is a Human Resources Management Consulting firm that provides outsourcing HR services both at a strategic and operational levels. Our client a hospital in Kiambu seeks to recruit a Pharmacist.

Job Purpose: The pharmacist will be responsible for receiving prescriptions, advising and dispensing drugs to customers in pharmacy, use and control of pharmaceuticals in the hospital and to work with all stakeholders (doctors and other care givers) in ensuring efficient, ethical and safe application of pharmaco-therapy in patient management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Overseeing safe dispensing procedures and ensuring safe drug use processes (drug administration and monitoring of drug effects)
  • Actively participating in drug-use-reviews (DUR) by advising prescribers on rational and optimal pharmacological drug effects and by conducting appropriate patient.
  • Participating in clinical rounds and antimicrobial stewardship initiatives
  • Safe and accurate drug preparation techniques (aseptic IV admixtures, High alert drug handling)
  • Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions and appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience.
  • Making extemporaneous preparations, participating in ward rounds; identifying medicinal gaps and challenges;
  • Maintaining a daily activity log book for recording all activities undertaken;
  • Recommending Over the Counter(OTC) medicines to patients/clients with simple medical conditions and making necessary referrals;
  • Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers.
  • Providing quality assurance and control services, registering products; licensing premises; and providing warehousing and logistics.
  • Proactively engaging in follow up of patient concerns and timely
  • Ensuring efficient pharmacy service flow by managing turn-around-times.
  • Formulating and implementing quality related projects (PDCAs)
  • Reviewing and implementing quality processes and procedures
  • Effective stock monitoring for optimal stock levels, Stock variance reporting and control
  • Preparation and timely submission of expected reports such as medication error report, interventions, stock variance and client satisfaction


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy from a recognized institution
  • Registration Certificate and Practice License from Pharmacy and Poisons Board,
  • 2 years’ work experience in a busy hospital
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

How to Apply

Qualified candidates to apply via email clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as “Pharmacist” by COB 9th December, 2021.

Due to the urgency, application will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Career Management Centre is a proud equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

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Updated: November 26, 2021 — 3:26 am