Pharmaceutical Technologist at Luton Hospital

Luton Hospital

Luton Hospital emphasizes compassionate patient care, professional development, and a supportive work environment for healthcare careers.

Pharmaceutical Technologist

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification Diploma
  • Experience3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Pharmaceutical¬†

JOB PURPOSE:

  • Assist the pharmacist in the day-to-day operations of the hospital pharmacy, ensuring accurate and timely medication dispensing and providing support to patients.
  • Demonstrate superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally respon- sible activity

Key Responsibilities:
Medication Dispensing:

  • Assist in dispensing and labeling medications accurately and efficiently.
  • Process and handle prescription orders in compliance with pharmacy protocols.
  • Compounding and preparing extemporaneous medications as per doctor’s prescription
  • Report and document medication errors and/near misses to supervisor for appropriate preventive measures.

Inventory Control:

  • Maintain pharmacy inventory, perform regular stock checks and assist in restocking.
  • Collaborate with the pharmacist to manage medications and prevent wastage/expiry.

Customer Service:

  • Provide excellent customer service, addressing patient inquiries and ensuring a positive pharmacy experience. Collaborate with healthcare providers to address medication-related concerns.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Follow regulatory guidelines and pharmacy policies to ensure compliance.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate records of medication transactions and patient profiles.

Operational Support:

  • Operate and maintain pharmacy equipment, ensuring proper functioning.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and organized pharmacy environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualifications Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Valid enrollment certificate and practicing license from Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

Experience

  • 3+ years’ work experience.

Technical skills/Leadership competencies

  • Proficiency in computer application packages Knowledge of pharmacy operations and pharmaceutical/dispensing software.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in medication handling.

Method of Application

Applications to be sent to recruitment@lutonhospital.com clearly indicating the role applied for on the subject line of the email by Tuesday 9th July 2024.

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