Application deadline: 14th July 2019
Location: Likoni Subcounty, Mombasa County, Kenya
0 - 1 years experience
MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Government/Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa. The objective of the activities is to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes.
Job Title : Pharmacy Technician
Location : Likoni, sub county of Mombasa
Length of contract : 3 months probationary contract with possibility of extension
Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
•Management of the OPD pharmacy by ensuring that adequate stock levels are maintained at all times in order to ensure timely dispensing of medications to the patients.
•Promote rational prescription/use of commodities and ensuring that any element of irrational prescriptions is immediately brought to the attention of the supervisor.
•In cooperation with the Pharmacy Manager, assisting in the supervision, management and control of the medical stock in the project in order to avoid ruptures, losses and gross overstock of drugs and other supplies and overseeing and monitoring the storage conditions.
•In cooperation with the Pharmacy Manager, assisting on a monthly basis with preparation and approval of order requests, ensuring they are completed in timely manner to prevent unnecessary orders in between.
•Regular follow up of drug consumption trends and possible ruptures.
•Cooperation with the Pharmacy Manager and other MSF team members, assisting in the supervision, management, follow up and control of medical/supply stock in the MSF office, expat houses, and MSF cars. This includes physical count, ordering and monitoring of expiry dates.
•Assisting with the collection of consumption from end users at least on a monthly basis and collecting data about number of patients.
•Cooperating with and assisting the Pharmacy Manager in all related monthly reports, and under the Pharmacy Manager’s supervision, communicating and providing medical data to relevant MSF team members
•Improving and following up the monitoring systems in place.
•Supporting the MoH counterparts in their responsibilities regarding monitoring of drug consumption, stock management and preparing/receiving orders.
•Assisting in preparation and organization of training sessions for MSF staff.
•Providing programs continuity during supervisor’s absence and handovers; sharing knowledge of program with incoming staff in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
•Ensure day to day cold chain management within the OPD pharmacy by ensuring that the storage conditions are recorded and any anomaly reported to the Pharmacy Manager.
Education: Diploma in Pharmacy; Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board Kenya.
Experience: Experience collaboration with local pharmacy systems (MoH and private) is an asset
Languages: English and Swahili essential.
Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
Competences: People Management; Commitment; Flexibility; Results; Teamwork
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents on or before 14th July 2019;
è at the compound near Bomu Hospital off Likoni- Ukunda Road, Likoni only on working days between 8am and 5pm
è through the website after your registration on the website
We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.