Oncology Pharmacist Jobs, Current Medical Jobs In Kenya,

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Terms of Service: Three years renewable contract,

Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Pharmacy degree from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Successfully completed one (1) year internship from a recognized institution; At least 2 years experience working in a busy oncology pharmacy.
  • Registration license from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board; and
  • Computer application skills Certificate from a recognized institution.

Responsibilities

  • Reports to oncologist
  • Provide and oversee direct patient care,
  • Offer patient education and participate in clinical decision making.
  • Minimize drug waste, manage drug shortages, and decrease exposure to hazardous drugs.
  • Supervise the performance of all infusion compounding technicians.
  • Ensure that all biologic and oncology preparations are prepared and dispensed in an accurate and safe manner to all patients.
  • Provide accurate and up-to-date pharmacy consultation
  • Reduced wait time for pharmacy infusion services provided to patients by having an on site pharmacist check chemotherapy preparation.
  • In collaboration with the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) and other stakeholders, coordinate Essential Medicines Supplies distribution and redistribution
  • Serve as oncology focal liaison officer for Appropriate Medicines Use/Medicines and Therapeutics Committee
  • Participate in operational research
  • Provide periodic feedback to the County Pharmacist
  • Compile reports and transmit them to relevant offices (for example performance contracts, commodities-related reports, et cetera).
  • Coordinate disposal of expired medicines and unusable medicines with the relevant departments and regulatory authorities
  • Coordinate and oversee internship/attachment programme for pharmaceutical personnel
  • Prepare and implement oncology pharmaceutical services Annual Operating Plans (AOPs)
  • Coordinate pharmaceutical services at the oncology center
  • Implement capacity-building training programmes for pharmaceutical staff at the oncology center
  • Maintenance of personal professional competency and participation in the continued professional development by self-study, attendance at scientific meetings, and in internal training programs.

How To Apply

Interested candidates applying for these positions must be Kenyan Citizens, with the qualification, skills and experience as outlined in the above detailed job description.

All applications should include a copy of National Identity Card/Passport, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, registrations certificates and Practising Licences.

Applications should be sent to [email protected] indicating the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO

Garissa County Public Service Board

P.O. Box 563-70100

Garissa, Kenya