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Aug 30, 2017

Aga Khan University Hospital Pharmacist Job in Nairobi Kenya

Aga Khan University Hospital
Exciting Career Opportunity
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is the only hospital in Kenya accredited by the Joint Commission International from USA. 

The University Hospital has been providing high quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 50 years.
AKUH,N invites applications for the following position;

Ref No: 08/008

Key Responsibilities:
The Pharmacist will ensure correct interpretation of prescriptions and physician orders at both in-patient and out-patient levels to enable accurate compounding, dispensing, patient education and handling of pharmaceutical supplies for all orders. 

The specific duties will include;
  • Prepare, compound and dispense drugs and other pharmaceutical supplies;
  • Review written prescriptions for dose, drug interactions and assure that drugs are dispensed in proper manner, to maintain quality standards of the department;
  • Orally explain directions for using drugs to patients, for optimum customer satisfaction;
  • Participate in ward rounds to enhance patient pharmaceutical care;
  • Communicate directly with physicians, nurses and other health care providers to relate information regarding patient drug therapy;
  • Maintain prescription record, for proper maintenance of records, and retrieval;
  • Maintain accurate documentation of all interventions and recommendations regards drug therapy and their outcomes;
  • Compute and record prescription charges, for financial information purposes;
  • Maintain control over distribution and usage of all drugs, and strict control over usage of controlled drugs such as narcotics, for compliance with policy on dangerous drugs, and avoid misuse.
  • Maintain and update personal drug knowledge data base to ensure accurate provision of pharmaceutical care of general disease states.
  • Applicants for the above position must have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Pharmacy and a Practicing License from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya. 
  • S/he should be registered with Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya and have a minimum of 2 years hospital experience working in pharmaceutical services. 
  • Clinical pharmacy experience and evidence of continuous education will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, clearly indicating current & expected pay should be sent to, 

the Manager, Recruitment, 
Aga Khan University Hospital, 

so as to reach not later than 13th September, 2017. 

Please Quote the position title and reference number on the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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