Thursday, November 8, 2012

Pharmacy Assistant Job in Kenya

Pharmacy Assistant

Responsibilities
  • Counsel patients on prescribed medications and over the counter medications.
  • Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to patients' prescription.
  • Checking prescriptions for accuracy and suitability to ensure safe, economical and rational use of drugs and pharmaceutical products.
  • Providing accurate drug information to patients and other users.
  • Provide advice for non-prescription medications
  • Preparation and labeling of extemporaneous preparations
  • Assist in maintaining inventory levels daily.
  • Obtain pricing and product availability from suppliers for items not stocked within the pharmacy.
  • Participate in stock taking in the pharmacy and in drug procurement.
  • Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement process.
  • Keep records of all drug stocks ordered, drugs issued to clients and stocks remaining.
  • Arrange drugs in the required manner
  • Check and advice on the expiry of the drugs and disposal of the same.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with customers which includes clinics, doctors, hospitals and other institutions
  • Perform any other duties which may be assigned by Management from time to time.
Requirements:
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Certificate in Pharmacy
  • Experience in a similar position, preferably in a busy retail pharmacy set up will be an added advantage.
  • Strong negotiation and customer care skills
  • Ability to diagnose conditions and prescribe drugs over the counter is a must.
  • Must be computer literate and be able to manage software programs
Interested candidates should send their C.V to the following email address; hrgdsp@gmail.com, stating current and expected salary.




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