Penda Health is an award-winning company that delivers high quality, trustworthy healthcare. Our vision is for everyone in Africa to have healthcare they can trust. Penda operates 16 Medical Centres in the Nairobi area and we are expanding to 19 branches by the end of 2020. Penda believes that quality care and great patient experience are the keys to achieving our vision for growth.
We are searching for smart, caring and responsible Pharm Techs who want to become amazing all-around, evidence-based Pharm Techs. This is a key clinical position that will provide a critical impact on our ability to provide comprehensive healthcare to our patients.
Responsibilities Prepare medications by reviewing and interpreting clinicians prescriptions Dispense medications, packaging, and labeling pharmaceuticals as per the prescription Control medications by monitoring drug therapies, advising on interactions and advising clinicians on alternatives Provide... pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory levels, anticipate needed medications and supplies, place orders and manage short expiry drugs Receive, verify, bill, fill and dispense drugs/medical supplies as ordered or prescribed by a qualified medical practitioner. Enforce loss prevention policies at the pharmacy Enforce the Dangerous Drugs Act regulations in the Pharmacy Be an integral member of the whole medical centre team in providing an amazing patient experience. Handle patients with empathy and understanding Be a great teammate and go above beyond by actually making sure your teammates love their work. Work well with other colleagues and go above and beyond what is expected from you.
Requirements Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology required Must be registered with Pharmacy and Poison Board Minimum 3 years experience in health or community-related work Outstanding patient interaction skills are a must Great team player with drive for results and enjoys being part of a team
Package Base salary + benefits such as medical insurance Additional package for a superintendent Lots of growth opportunities over time - you can even become a branch manager!
Location and Hours: We are a growing company with frequent openings at all our branches, preference will be given to candidates who are flexible about work location and hours.
We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Candidates who apply earlier will be given priority