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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
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    Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) was started in 1916 with a bed capacity of 60 to cater for the Africans Health Needs. It later served as a District Hospital before attaining referral status vide Legal Notice No. 98 of 12th June 1998 of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446). Currently, the Hospital serves as a level six Hospital offering outpatient, ...
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    Principal Pharmacist - 3 Posts


    Duties and Responsibilities at this level entail: 

    • Conducting research on medicine utilization; 
    • Coordinating Medicine and Therapeutics Committee activities; 
    • Designing and developing information education and communication (IEC) materials;
    • Developing and reviewing standard operating procedures for all pharmaceutical services in the facility; 
    • Providing continuous professional development education to pharmacists; 
    • Running of poison information centers; 
    • Evaluating appropriateness of donated medical supplies; 
    • Maintaining departmental inventories; 
    • Participating in facility management committees; generation and analysis of health records into data for utilization as health information for decision making; 
    • Providing medicinal information in preparation of patient drug management therapies;
    • Work and strategic planning; and 
    • Coaching and mentoring of staff. 

    Minimum Requirements

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: 

    • Served in the grade of Senior Pharmacist or a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years. 
    • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) degree from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board. 
    • Master’s degree in any of the following; Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis and Formulation, Pharmacognosy and Complementary Medicine, Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaco-vigilance and Pharmaco-epidemiology, Medicines Supplies Management, Medicines Regulation, Narcotic and Psychotropic Substances Control, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Industrial Pharmacy, Health Systems Management, Pharmaceutical Care, Health Informatics, 
    • Health Economics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Medical Statistics, Drug Design and Development, Clinical trials, Quality Assurance, Radio Pharmacy; 
    • Public Health, Microbiology or Molecular Pharmacology from an institution recognized by Pharmacy and Poisons Board. 
    • Certificate of Registration by a Pharmacist by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
    • Valid 2024 practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board. 
    • Specialist recognition certificate from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board. vii. Retention in the Pharmacy and Poisons Board register. 
    • Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution. 
    • Proficiency in computer applications. 
    • Fulfilled requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. 
    • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results. 


    • Resource management skills. 
    • Managing performance and Driving for outcomes. 
    • Establishing strategic directions. 
    • Visionary/Leading change. 
    • Policy development. 
    • Effective communication skills. 
    • Risk Management. 
    • Technical competence. 
    • Decision-making and problem solving skills. 
    • High standards of professional ethics. 
    • Managerial and administrative skills. 
    • Leading teams.

    Method of Application

    For more details, please visit our website at
    Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting Diversity, equity, inclusivity and Belonging. Persons Living with Disability (PWDs) and other Minority groups are encouraged to apply.

    Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital DOES NOT charge fee at any stage of the Recruitment Process.
    Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
    Equally, only Candidates who are successful in the interviews will be contacted and through official letters.
    All full applications must be uploaded/submitted latest Friday 5th April, 2024 at 5.00p.m. Late applications will NOT be considered

    Interested and qualified? Go to Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital on to apply

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