Pharmaceutical Technologist Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Pharmaceutical Technologist

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receive written prescriptions or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
  • Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests.
  • Fill bottles with prescribed medications and type affix labels.
  • Assist clients by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist for medications information.
  • File prescriptions that have been filled.
  • Clean, help maintain, equipment and work areas and sterilize glassware according to prescribed methods.
  • Establish and maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients.
  • Order, label and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages.
  • Mix pharmaceutical preparations according to written prescriptions.
  • Compute charges for medication and equipment dispensed to hospital patients and enter data in computer.
  • Dispense medications and pharmaceutical supplies to patients, nursing stations and other departments.
  • Price stock and mark items for sale.
  • Providing information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail or in person.
  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
  • Using relevant information and individual judgement to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations or standards.
  • Observes professional ethics for the benefit of the law, the patient, the relatives of the patient and colleagues.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Enrolled by pharmacy and poison board.
  • At least 2 years’ experience.

Applications to be sent to on or before 2nd November, 2023.