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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2023
  • Nairobi Adventist Hospital (NAH) is a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church-established and owned Hospital. It is a tertiary (level 4) hospital located in Nyari west area in Westlands sub-county, Nairobi County, Kenya.
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    Pharmaceutical Technologist

    Job purpose

    Duties and responsibilities involve compounding and dispensing medicine in a safe and professional way and working closely with the medical and nursing staff to ensure patients get the optimum care.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Retrieving prescription orders
    • Medicine compounding
    • Maintaining patient profiles
    • Answering phones
    • Being aware of the latest medicines and their availability  Receive prescriptions from doctors.
    • Prepare prescriptions for patients.
    • Verify insurance and prescription information.
    • Helps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the doctor
    • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
    • Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
    • Organizes medications to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
    • Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.
    • Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.
    • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Records and monitors temperature
    • Reporting adverse drug reactions and poor-quality drugs to the pharmacy and poisons board.


    • Holder of diploma in pharmacy from Kenya Medical Training College/any recognized medical institution
    • Duly registered by pharmacy and poisons board current practice License
    • Supply Management skills, Organization, Integrity, Reporting Skills, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Creating a Safe effective Environment, Quality Focus
    • Required to maintain utmost level of accuracy while processing prescriptions.
    • Expected to demonstrate ethical behaviour with emphasis on confidentiality, realization of professional liability and importance of following a protocol.
    • Empathetic and compassionate listener as a member of a healthcare team, who is able to communicate with tact and diplomacy, should be friendly and interactive with patients and other members of the team.
    • While dealing with patients, co-workers, doctors and nurses, should have the emotional maturity to solve conflicts.
    • Three years working experience in a busy dispensing unit

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are invited to send their Application Letter, CV, letter of reference from pastor/chaplain, and copies of certificates on or before Tuesday, 31st January, 2023 to careers@nah.or.keThese documents should be merged into one PDF documentFor details on job purpose and job description, kindly visit our website Late applications will not be accepted and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Addressed to: The Human Resource Manager,

                              Central Kenya Conference

                              P.O. Box 41352-00100


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