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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 13, 2021
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  • KNH has turned 115 years and it had its Centenary Celebration in 2001. The Hospital was built to fulfill the role of being a National Referral and Teaching Hospital, as well as to provide medical research environment. Established in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40, KNH became a State Corporation in 1987 with a Board of Management and is at the apex of the ...
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    Pharmacist

    JOB GROUP KNH 7 (1 POST)

    Job Purpose

    An officer at this level will be responsible to the Senior Pharmacist in provision of pharmaceutical services in the Hospital.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patients convenience;
    • Preparing and dispensing of medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices and counseling patients on use of medicines;
    • Making of extemporaneous preparations; ordering, receiving, storage and issuing of pharmaceuticals;
    • Participating in ward rounds to identify and advise on medicinal use, gaps and challenges;
    • Filing and safe custody of patients prescription records;
    • Responding to requests on medicine information from the general public and health workers;
    • Monitoring, documenting and reporting of medication errors; and
    • Preparing and disseminating drug availability lists to various specialist clinics.

    Qualification and Experience

    • Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
    • Successfully completed one (1) year Internship.
    • Professional Indemnity Cover.
    • Registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
    • Valid practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
    • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer application.
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

    Method of Application

    All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website http://www.knh.or.ke. The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or 13th April 2021 to the address below:-

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta National Hospital
    P.O Box 20723-00202
    NAIROBI

    Download the KNH Job Application Form

    “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

    1. A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
    2. EACC Clearance
    3. Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
    4. HELB Compliance
    5. KRA Tax Compliance

    “Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification”.

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

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