Pharmacist Job in Kenya

Requirements for appointment

  •  Be a Kenyan citizen;
  •  Be a holder of a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree (B. Pharm) from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  •  Successfully completed one (1) year Internship from a recognized institution;
  •  Registration certificate by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  •  A valid license from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board; and
  •  Certificate in Computer Applications skills from a recognized institution.

Duties and responsibilities

The Pharmacist shall be responsible to the employer and the supervisor for the following:

  •  Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patience convenience;
  •  Preparing and dispensing medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices and counselling patients on use of medicines;
  •  Making extemporaneous preparations;
  •  Participating in ward rounds;
  •  Identifying medicinal gaps and challenges; maintaining a daily activity log book for recording all activities undertaken;
  •  Recommending Over the Counter (OTC) medicines to patients/clients with simple medicinal conditions and making necessary referrals;
  •  Making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers; and
  •  Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

How To Apply

Integrity Clearance
Successful applicants are expected to get clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • For those with higher education certificates (degrees) from outside Kenya, a letter of recognition of qualifications from the Commission of University Education.

Each application should be accompanied by some detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before
6th May, 2024 by 5.00 pm.

Applications should be addressed to:

P.O. BOX 10-60406

Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.
Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.