Pharmaceutical Technologist
Family Heritage Hospital
Rest of Kenya, Kenya
3d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Family Heritage requires a competent pharmaceutical technologist to adhere by the rules of the facility, serve patients as required by PPB.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 2 years
  • Job Description

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide advice for non-prescription medications
  • Oversee sale of prescribed medicines to our clients and generate revenue by calculating, recording, and issuing charges;
  • Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies;
  • placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs and re-order level to prevent stockout

  • Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions;
  • Maintain internal and external safeguards regarding storage and dispensing of pharmacy products by complying with procedures, protocols, rules, and regulations;
  • Maintain detailed, meticulous records of all use of medicines, especially of controlled substances;
  • Preparing sales reports on a daily basis
  • Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement process.
  • Monitor storage conditions i.e. expiry status and security of the pharmaceuticals
  • Providing outstanding levels of patient care
  • Receiving and collecting prescriptions following the SOPs as required by the PPB
  • Assembling and labeling medicines with the full description of contents etc as laid down in the SOPs
  • Advising Patients on their medications, taking into consideration relevant drug data sheet information
  • Being an active member of the Pharmacy team that delivers & promotes in store Professional Services.
  • Ordering dispensary stock, checking and accepting deliveries and updating the stock control system.
  • Stocking shelves, stock rotation, and date checking
  • Undertaking other duties appropriate to the post as required by the Head of Department.
  • Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Qualifications Required :


  • Proven selling & customer service skills
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to keep patients information confidential
  • Stock ordering / control systems experience
  • Be a holder of Diploma / Degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution
  • Must be registered and licensed by the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons board (PPB)
  • Vast pharmaceutical products knowledge
  • At least two years’ working experience in a busy retail pharmacy environment
  • Knowledge of health management information system(HMIS) Medicentre system would be preferred.
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