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Pharmacy Technologist - Soko, Kenya

Pharmacy Technologist - Soko, Kenya

Req No 
2017-6870
Job Locations 
Kenya-Nairobi
Category 
Healthcare
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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WHO WE ARE

 

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

 

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

 

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

 

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

 

  

 

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

 

 

• Patient-Centered

 

• Value Employees

 

• Respect for Diversity

 

• Nimble

 

• Fight for What’s Right

 

 

 

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

 

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SUCCESS!

Logistics Management

  • Plans and forecasts for program drugs and medical supplies(includes laboratory commodities and medical equipment)
  • Receives and verifies drugs and medical supplies delivered to the central stores
  • Participates in the procurement of drugs and medical supplies
  •  Maintain stock, storing and handling it properly
  • Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, inventories, control records for narcotics and controlled drugs
  • Ensures timely delivery and adequate stocks of drugs and medical supplies are available in the sites
  • Coordinates site level reports and requests

 

Patient Management

From time to time; works in clinics, to

  • Review prescriptions to assure accuracy and to evaluate their suitability.
  • Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage.
  • Dispense prescriptions and provide additional support to the medical team

 

Quality Assurance/ Control

  • Advise procurement team on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment and health-care supplies.
  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions.
  • Collaborate with the treatment team at the clinic to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of drugs and drug regimens, providing advice on drug applications and characteristics.

                                              

General duties                            

Manage pharmacy operations

  • Compile reports
  • Liaise with key stakeholders e.g. MoH, Kenya Pharma and vendors

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises all the Pharmacy assistants and any other employees both medical and non-medical, who are involved in the medical logistic cycle.