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Technologist Job in Ruiru Kenya


Pharmaceutical Technologist 

Background
 
Jacaranda Health is a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. 

We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women. 

We are launching our first clinics in Nairobi this year, and plan to expand to other locations in the region. 

Job Summary
 

We are seeking a licensed, experienced pharmaceutical technologist to work in our first maternity, opening in Ruiru at the Eastern Bypass, just off Thika Road. 

The successful applicant should have at least 6 years’ experience working as a licensed pharmaceutical technologist in a busy pharmacy. 

Strong preference will be given to applicants who have experience setting up pharmacy operations in a comparable facility for the first time. 

The candidate should be available immediately or with minimal notice required. 

In all our staff, we seek experience in maternal and child health, and a strong commitment to providing friendly and respectful care to all women. 

Jacaranda is an excellent opportunity to learn new clinical skills, and to receive mentorship on cutting-edge innovation in maternal health care. 
                                    
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the setup and strategy for pharmacy operations in our first maternity
  • Oversee the use of medicines within our facility, in both in and outpatient settings
  • Oversee sales of prescribed medicine s to our clients and potentially to external customers
  • Maintain detailed, meticulous records of all use of medicines, especially of controlled substances
  • Design internal and external safeguards regarding storage and dispensing of pharmacy products
Desired Qualifications 
 
The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Hold a diploma or degree in pharmacy from a recognized university/college
  • Hold an active pharmaceutical technologist license from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board 
  • At least 6 years’ pharmacy experience following receipt of diploma/degree
  • Excellent analytical reasoning skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • A strong preference will be given to candidates with experience setting up new pharmacies, and/or operating pharmacies in low-income communities
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment
  • A good understanding of community dynamics. Knowledge and familiarity with low-income urban areas of Nairobi, particularly experience living or working in communities in Eastlands
Additional Comments
 
Interested candidates may apply by:
 
1. First, complete the online form available by clicking here Jacaranda Health Pharm Tech Application Form or by pasting this link into your web browser: http://goo.gl/KjuWe.      
 
2. After completing the application, please also submit your CV and a cover letter to jobs@jacararandahealth.org. 

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CV will be considered. 

No calls please. 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will be unable to confirm all submissions. 

Preference will be given to applications submitted by May 23rd, 2012.

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