Pharmacist Job in Kenya

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Pharmacist Job in Kenya

Pharmacist 

Job Summary

Responsible for providing leadership and management oversight of the pharmacy services department and ensuring delivery of quality and efficient pharmacy services in line with the established protocols and the Hospital’s patient care objectives and the licensing board guidelines and policies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with professional and legal practice and standard operating procedures
  • Fill prescriptions for inpatients and outpatients

  • Attend ward rounds and participate in multidisciplinary patient care.
  • Conduct drug utilization reviews
  • To serve as an active member and to give professional advice to Antibiotic Stewardship, Medicines and Therapeutic, Infection Control, and other Advisory Committees
  • Undertaking clinical checks on all treatment sheets and prescriptions for suitability of treatment.
  • Monitor drug therapy and carry out clinical pharmacy interventions for both inpatients and outpatients in liaison with the patient care team.
  • Reporting, Monitoring, and analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions, and other quality and patient safety indicators.
  • Prepare and submit all monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in line with requirements.
  • Carry out medication use counseling and adherence monitoring for patients on chronic treatment.
  • Ensure institutional compliance with antibiotic stewardship guidelines and restrictions
  • Undertake medication reconciliation during patient admission and discharge.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution
  • Valid membership and holding a practicing license with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya.
  • Possesses a valid practicing license from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya, which must be available for use by the hospital if needed.
  • A minimum of ten (10+) years of clinical pharmacy experience in a busy hospital.

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

Application Deadline: 30th November 2022