Pharmaceutical Technician

at Corporate Staffing
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted May 23, 2020
Category Healthcare
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


Pharmaceutical Technician

Position: Pharmaceutical Technologist

Job Description

Reporting to the In-Charge Pharmacy, the position holder’s job purpose will be to deliver efficient and timely Pharmacy services.

Job Responsibilities

Scrutinizes Patient Treatment Sheets and Prescriptions for suitability of prescribed drugs in relation to dosing accuracy, drug interaction and route of administration Provide drug information to patients, doctors, nurses and other medical staff.
Timely and accurate posting dispensed drugs for billing purposes.
Assist the Pharmacy in-charge in placing orders for stock replenishment to the Pharmacy Store to maintain optimal stock levels
Participates in regular drug expiry monitoring in the pharmacy to identify and document items with expiry of less than the required.
Compounding, re-packaging and dilutions of drugs according to laid down guidelines.
Counsel patients appropriately to ensure adherence to drug therapy.
Participate in stock take exercise and ensure timely explanation of stock variances.
Training and supervising pharmaceutical technologist interns.
Entering prescriptions orders into the computer and making labels appropriately
Assist in preparing and sending periodic management reports.
Document adverse drug reactions on patients.
Participate in internal and external audits
Receiving drugs and verifying against the Stock transfer printout
Shelving of items appropriately
Performing stock counts and stock movement analysis

Education Requirements

Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution


Current and up to date registration with the Pharmaceutical and Poisons Board
Keen on detail with a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to interpret prescription accurately.
Outstanding communication skills
Counseling skills
Customer service skills
Must be a mature practicing Christian
Essential Personal Attributes
Ability to work under pressure
High standards of personal integrity
Pleasant personality
Ability to work under minimum supervision
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