Pharmaceutical Technologist at Shalom Community Hospital

Shalom Hospital

Shalom Hospital offers diverse career opportunities in healthcare, promoting growth and development. Join a supportive team dedicated to compassionate patient care and professional excellence. Explore rewarding roles that make a difference in a dynamic healthcare environment.

Pharmaceutical Technologist

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification Diploma
  • Experience 2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Pharmaceutical 
  • Salary RangeKSh 30,000 – KSh 50,000/month

Duties

  • Receive written prescription or refill request and verify that the information is complete and accurate.
  • Dispense drugs and medication as prescribed by doctors and physicians
  • Counsel patient on proper use of prescribed medicines clearly stating the route of administration, time, indications and any expected outcome of drug use.
  • Maintain proper storage condition and security for drugs.
  • Fill bottles with prescribed medication and type and affix lables.
  • Add measured drugs or nutrients to intravenous solutions under sterile conditions to prepare intravenous (I.v) packs.
  • Mix pharmaceutical preparations (extemporanous preparations) according to written prescription.
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices and inform supervisor of stock need and shortages.
  • Supply and monitor robotic machines that dispense medicines into containers and label the containers.
  • Assist customers by answering questions or requests and respond to telephone calls.
  • Compute charges for medications and equipments dispensed to hospital patient and enter data in computer.
  • Order, label and count stock of medications, chemicals and supplies and enter inventory date into computer.
  • Establish and maintain patient profiles including list of medications taken by individual patient.

Minimum qualifications and requirements:

  • Diploma in pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution preferably KMTC
  • 2 years in a similar position in a busy Hospital
  • Valid practice license (PPB)
  • Certificate of Registration with PPB
  • Ability to multi task
  • Expert knowledge of Pharmaceutical procedures and health and safety protocols

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should apply using this link https://shalomhospital.org/

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