Pharmacy Technician Job Vacancy in Maai Mahiu – Ubuntu Life Foundation

Organization: Ubuntu Life Foundation

Position Title: Pharmacy Technician

Location: Maai Mahiu

Position requirements

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution.
  • At least 2 years work experience
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya and hold a valid practicing license.
  • Membership in Kenya Pharmaceutical Association is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computer applications.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Assist in filling, processing, and dispensing medications to patients in safety standards and to ensure quality care for patients;
  • Assist in maintaining the drug inventory through inventory control practices;
    Initiate procurement process for medications;
    Keep track and control measures for drugs – ensure there is a prescription accompanying all the drugs request;
    Collaborate with the regulatory body (Pharmacy and Poison’s Board) – Pharmaco- vigilance for information on adverse effects/reactions to prescription drugs;
    Monthly reporting – sales, expenses, breakages, expiries;
    Ensure proper stock management, including management of expired drugs and supplies, reorder levels, obsolete items, stock movement, stock-outs, returns; and
    Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the jobholder by the supervisor from time to time.

Technical & Behavioural competencies

  • Knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, and pharmaceutics
  • Understanding of the human anatomy
  • Basic knowledge of nutrition supplementation
  • Drive and openness to learning
  • Time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Patient care skills
  • Effective decision-making and judgment skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Team working skills
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Confidentiality

Method of Application

Qualified and interested applicants should submit their CVs with copies of their academic certificates to the following e-mail before 19th October 2022: