Pharmaceutical Technologist

Date Posted: Oct. 26, 2022, 4:25 a.m.

Penda Health

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

Offer amazing patient experience!

  • Work with clinical officers to ensure safe, economical and rational use of drugs and other pharmaceutical products
  • Treat patients with empathy and understanding.
  • Listen to patients and make them feel heard.
  • Go above and beyond in meeting patients’ needs. 
  • Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and experience.

Manage a complex formulary

  • Implement high standards of drug storage, usage, cost effectiveness and ensure cleanliness of the medicine storage areas by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; preparing labels and removing outdated drugs.
  • Check the expiry dates of pharmacy drugs and adhering to the SOPs in place.
  • Safeguard pharmacy stocks and conduct stock takes as per the standard operating procedures.

Be an amazing teammate!

  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of all the changes that occur in the Pharmaceutical field.
  • Be an integral member of the whole medical centre team when it comes to providing an amazing patient experience, doing community outreach, and marketing Penda’s services.
  • You are punctual to your point of work when scheduled, and you communicate with your manager in any situation where you are unable to keep time.
  • Always be open to feedback from other medical centre teammates, and you offer constructive feedback to teammates as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the branch manager.

Qualifications and attributes for the position holder

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology and with a valid  license
  • Minimum 1 year experience in health or community related work.
  • Ability to interact well with patients.
  • Great team player with drive for results.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • General computer proficiency.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English & Kiswahili.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Penda Health via the link Jobs at Penda Health

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