Pharmacy Technician

14th April 2015 Location: Nairobi Job Type: Full time Company Description: A social enterprise working to change the healthcare delivery system in Kenya.We are creating a network of high-tech micro-clinics that provide consultations, information, on-site diagnostics, and authentic medication directly in Nairobi’s informal settlements. Too often, people are not getting care when they need it because their options are expensive, inconvenient, or low quality. Our model makes it possible for our patients to seek care early by bringing health workers and supplies directly to the people who need it the most.

  • Are you passionate about improving care?
  • Are you ready to spend your days working in tough and tiring environments?
  • Do you enjoy talking to your patients?
  • Do you think access to quality healthcare is everyone’s right?

If so, we want you to join us.

Pharmacy Technician Job Summary

  • We are hiring a Pharmacy Technician who will be responsible for managing medication distribution within our clinics and provide drug information and education to patients.
  • He/she should have complete understanding and appreciation for the use and side effects of prescription and non-prescription drugs used to treat common disease states.
  • He/She must demonstrate ethical conduct and maintain confidentiality of patient information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Label and dispense prescribed medicines and provide information and advice to patients about how to use their medicines
  • Support the clinical team in performing final accuracy checks on dispensed medicines, immediately before they are handed out and provide dispensing training to the team as needed in order to ensure compliance with governing bodies
  • Responsible for selling and advising members of the community about over the counter medicines, cosmetics, hygiene products, and the management of minor ailments and healthy lifestyles
  • Responsible for ordering, labeling and counting stock of medications, chemicals and supplies, and enter inventory data in the computer
  • Responsible for receiving and storing incoming supplies, verifying quantities against invoices and informing the Medical Director of stock needs and shortages
  • Accountable for maintaining knowledge and staying abreast of all the changes that occur in the Pharmaceutical field
  • Our micro-clinics are lean and compact spaces.
  • In addition to running our lab, you will be interacting with the community and our patients. This includes:
  • Welcoming and registering clients as they walk in.
  • Assisting when necessary with patient follow-up calls and coordination.
  • Participate in outreach events in the community.
  • Talk to patients and communicate their wants, needs, compliments, and complaints to the whole team.

Experience for Pharmacy Technician Jobs in Kenya

  • Computer Literacy
  • Diploma or degree in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Proficient in Supply chain management and Pharmacy operations

General: An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the role and experience will be offered to the successful candidate. Position available immediately. To apply submit your resume to apply@dumaworks.com with the subject line consisting of Pharmacy Technician 1697, your NAME and PHONE NUMBER. (Otherwise your application will be DISQUALIFIED)

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