Pharmaceutical technologist

Penda Health

Penda Health

Nairobi, Kenya
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

About Us:

Penda Health is an award-winning company that delivers high-quality, trustworthy healthcare. Our vision is for everyone in Africa to have healthcare they can trust. Today our team of 350+ employees operates 16 Medical Centres around Nairobi and Kiambu Counties.

Role Summary:

This is a key clinical position that will provide a critical impact on our ability to provide comprehensive primary care to our patients. We are looking for individuals who can ensure an outstanding patient experience while providing the highest quality Pharmacy services.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive and process prescriptions from healthcare professionals, ensuring adherence to Penda policies while dispensing medications to patients.
  • Maintain vigilance over drug storage conditions by recording fridge and room temperatures. Regularly monitor pharmaceutical expiry dates and manage general supplies accordingly.
  • Implement strict protocols for the maintenance and documentation of DDA (Dangerous Drugs Act) regulated medications.
  • Conduct monthly stock takes in alignment with policy guidelines. Keep record and manage all drug stocks received from the central store, those issued to clients, and remaining stocks.
  • Collaborate with clinical officers to ensure the safe, economical, and rational use of drugs and pharmaceutical products.
  • Strive to exceed patient expectations by going above and beyond to meet their needs while maintaining the highest standards of patient dignity and experience.

Key requirements and attributes

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized medical training institution.
  • Be registered with the pharmacy and poisons board of Kenya.
  • Have a valid Practicing license
  • Proficiency in computer application skills
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience preferably in a busy hospital setup.
  • Great team player who is able to collaborate with other team members to offer the best outcomes to the patient.
  • Have a valid BLS Certificate
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Strong commitment to care of patients and great customer service.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English & Kiswahili.

Application Process:

If you are excited and meet the above qualifications, Please apply by 7th March 2024.