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  • Posted: Mar 20, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 7, 2021
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  • KCA University (KCAU) is a private, non-profit institution, founded in July 1989 as Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) to improve the quality of accountancy and financial management training in the country. KCAU is located on Thika Road in Ruaraka, Nairobi, Kenya. The institution also maintain...
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    Pharmaceutical Technologist

    JOB OBJECTIVE

    The job holder will be responsible for ensuring accurate dispensing, patient counselling and proper handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders and to provide effective pharmaceutical services to meet student needs.

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    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Scrutinize Patients Treatment Sheets and prescriptions for suitability of prescribed drugs in relation to dosing accuracy, drug interaction and route of administration.
    • Provide drug information to patients, clinical officer, nurse and other medical staff.
    • Timely and accurate posting of dispensed drugs for billing purposes.
    • Place orders for stock replenishment to the pharmacy store to maintain optimal stock levels.
    • Participate in regular monitoring of drugs for expiry
    • Compounding, re-packaging and dilution of drugs according to laid down guidelines.
    • Counsel patients appropriately to ensure adherence to drug therapy.
    • Participate in stock taking exercise and ensure timely explanation of stock variances.
    • Train and supervise pharmaceutical technologists’ interns.
    • Enter prescription orders into the computer and making labels appropriately.
    • Prepare periodic management reports.
    • Receive drugs and verify against the stock transfer printout.
    • Perform stock count and stock movement analysis.
    • Shelving of items appropriately.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution.
    • Registered with Pharmacy & Poisons Board with a valid professional practicing license. as per the provision of Pharmacy and Poisons Act (Cap 244).
    • 3 years relevant work experience.
    • Conversant with a Health Management System as an added advantage

    OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

    • Computer literate
    • Knowledge of relevant professional standards.
    • Keen on detail with a high degree of accuracy.
    • Outstanding communication skills
    • Counselling skills
    • Customer service skills

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email to hrjobs@kca.ac.ke by 7th April 2021.  KCAU staff are encouraged to apply.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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