Pharmaceutical Technologist, Outreach Clinic (Kitengela), Job in Kenya


  • Receive, verify prescriptions and dispense drugs in a timely manner within approved standards and procedures
  • Contact the physician immediately for inaccuracy and illegibility in a prescription order, document errors and communicate them to the nursing and pharmacy staff
  • Verify expiry dates of drugs prior to dispensing medication to patients/customers
  • Check that every label placed on the medications contains the correct patient name, drug, quantity and directions
  • Compound extemporaneous preparations and mix certain intravenous medications as per laid down procedures
  • Counsel patients on drug administration and use of devices for optimum wellness and recovery
  • Receive, return and update drug credits on the system in a timely manner
  • Deliver drug discharges to patients in the ward where applicable
  • Communicate out of stock and non-stock effectively and timely to prescriber and nurse and provide alternative choice or make arrangements to order promptly
  • Comply and observe the environmental health and safety measures and regulations by proper handling, storage and dispensation of medications
  • Record, monitor and update the expiry list of medications in timely manner
  • Complete documentation of Interventions, Medication errors and Near Miss, Adverse events, Medication queries, Patient complaints or any other incidents and forward to relevant office
  • Perform random medication checks daily and Monitor variance levels in your respective satellites
  • Compile daily satellite reports
  • Carry out regular satellite stock-take exercise
  • Report any special indicators allocated


  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Registered with The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association
  • Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) Or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR)
  • 2 year working experience in a busy facility, preferably a hospital

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