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  • Posted: May 16, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Mission Statement: "Tenwek Hospital is a Christian community committed to excellence in compassionate healthcare, spiritual ministry, and training for service to the glory of God." The hospital was founded in 1937 by missionaries from World Gospel Mission and has since grown to be a leading teaching and referral hospital in the region and one...
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    Pharmaceutical Technologist

    Reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, the Pharmaceutical Technologist 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 the glory of God.


    • 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:

    • Have a Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by Pharmacy and Poisons Board
    • 1 year of experience in Hospital Pharmacy.
    • Experience in oncology practice will be an added advantage,
    • Have a valid practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

    Closing date: 20 May 2022

    Method of Application

    If you believe you have what it takes, send an application letter and updated CV (including 3 referees) to the email address below, addressed to the undersigned. On the subject heading, indicate the position as subject of the mail.

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