Pharmacist Job, Medical Jobs 2021,

Position: Pharmacist

Job Group KNH 7 (1 POST)

Job Description

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Senior Pharmacist in provision of pharmaceutical services in the Hospital.


  • Screening prescriptions for legal validity, drug contraindications, drug interactions, appropriateness of dose, frequency and duration of dosing and patients convenience;
  • Preparing and dispensing of medicines according to Good Dispensing Practices and counseling patients on use of medicines;
  • Making of extemporaneous preparations; ordering, receiving, storage and issuing of pharmaceuticals;
  • Participating in ward rounds to identify and advise on medicinal use, gaps and challenges;
  • Filing and safe custody of patients prescription records;
  • Responding to requests on medicine information from the general public and health workers;
  • Monitoring, documenting and reporting of medication errors; and
  • Preparing and disseminating drug availability lists to various specialist


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons
  • Successfully completed one (1) year
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons
  • Valid practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons
  • Evidence in knowledge and proficiency in computer
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

How to apply

All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or 13th April 2021 to the address below:-

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202


“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”

NB: Only shortlisted candidates  will be contacted and must  present  the following documents during the interview:-

  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
  • EACC Clearance
  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
  • HELB Compliance
  • KRA Tax Compliance



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