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Pharmaceutical Technologist and Data Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

1. Pharmaceutical Technologist (ARP)

Purpose: To manage the ART pharmacy, and coordinate all activities of stock and inventory management pertaining to HIV/AIDS drugs for the AIDS Relief program.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure good store keeping for pharmacy drugs
  • Prepare and manage pharmacy inventory in conjunction with the ART project coordinator
  • Be part of clinical eligibility committee to set and periodically evaluate annual department goals

  • Develop, review, and regularly update the standard operating procedures, manual for administration and distribution of ARVs
  • Review with medical staff and update regularly the hospital drug formulary for Art project
  • Give the ART clinical team updates of the availability of drugs
  • Orientate new pharmacy staff members
  • Following appropriate education and participate in counseling of patients taking ARVs in order to promote compliance with prescribed regimen
  • Dispense ARVs and OI drugs to patients in the Art program
  • Preparation of monthly pharmacy reports to CRS
  • Perform any reasonable work related duties as may be assigned by the project coordinator
  • Member of the pharmacy and CCC team
Coordinates with: Members of the ART program, pharmacy staff and other staff

Minimum Acceptable qualifications:
  • Diploma in pharmacy from K.M.T.C or equivalent with at least two years experience
  • Computer skills in windows, Microsoft word, excel, outlook and access
  • Communication skills
  • Training in ART or effective commodity management; or previous experience working in an ART program would be an added advantage
2. Project Data Management Officer

Department: Monitoring and evaluation

Purpose: to be involved in the process of data analysis and use of data in order to generate accurate data and statistics

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collect and tally required data related to a project providing antiretroviral therapy through daily data update on the Iqcare system
  • Data validation on Iqcare and excel register sheets
  • Preparing of CDC quarterly report which is sent to Constella Futures
  • Regular data verification
  • Timely reporting of defaulters to the social worker on daily basis
  • Daily update of excel register sheets for patient regimen, CD4 and return dates
  • Involved as a lead member in the CQI committee
  • Make orders for medical forms used in the project i.e. Social demographic forms, initial evaluation forms, follow up forms, home visit forms, pharmacy forms and lab forms
  • Prepare and make reports to CRS Nairobi on both monthly and quarterly basis
  • In collaboration with clinicians, pharmacist, assist in tracing of clients’ files through the use of computer
  • Prepare and make reports to NASCOP on a monthly basis
  • Attend and actively represent the project and hospital in seminars/meetings involving partners and stakeholders or the government.
Minimum Acceptable qualifications:
  • Diploma in Computer Science/related course or equivalent with at least two years experience in related field.
  • Knowledge of relational database management systems such as STATA, MySQL or MS Access, would be advantageous.
  • Excellent skills in Data Analysis
  • Excellent Communication skills
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you meet the above qualifications please forward your letter of application and detailed CV ONLY as a single word document before 4th February 2011 to:

The Chief Programs Manager,
Homa Hills Community Development Organization,
P.O Box 760, 40300,Homa Bay.

Email: hhcdo.jobs@homahills.or.ke

for more details about HHCDO please visit http://www.homahills.or.ke

Homa Hills provides the space and encourages all staff to be innovative and think beyond their Job Descriptions to create opportunities for themselves and the organisation.

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