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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 15, 2023
  • Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a non-profit organization based in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, NY that combats urban poverty and gender inequity in the slums of Nairobi. Kennedy Odede, who grew up in the Kibera slum, founded SHOFCO in 2004 with a focus on youth and gender empowerment. SHOFCO has four initiative areas: education, health, economic an...
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    Pharmacy Technologist

    Job Purpose

    To be responsible for checking prescriptions to ensure that there are no errors, dispensing medications by compounding, packaging, and labelling pharmaceuticals and ensuring that they are appropriate and safe for the individual patient and providing advice on the dosage of medicines.

    Position Objectives and Responsibilities

    • Verify, interpret and process orders and prescription.
    • Dispense drugs and counsel patients on the proper use of drugs dispensed.
    • Take part in supply chain management to ensure that essential stocks are available in the pharmacy at all times.
    • Monitor stock levels of drugs and place orders when necessary.
    • Keep appropriate documentation for accountability and research needs.
    • Conduct continuous medical examination sessions relating to drugs and other health care products.
    • Monitor storage conditions i.e. expiry status and security of the pharmaceuticals.

    Education, Experience and Skills

    • Diploma in Pharmacy

    Professional Qualifications

    • Enrolled member of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
    • Member of the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association

    Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

    • At least 1 year of post registration relevant experience

    Functional Skills

    • Examining information
    • Interpreting data
    • Making decisions

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to quoting their current and expected salaries. All Applicants must provide at least three professional references. The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for. Applications without this information will not be considered. Applications should reach us no later than 15th February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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