County Government of Kakamega Assistant Director of Pharmaceutical Services/Pharmaceutical Specialist – Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities at this level will entail: –
Selecting, qualifying, procuring and warehousing of medical supplies;
Monitoring effective storage of specialized medical supplies requiring cold storage; making entries into the relevant inventory management records and registers;
Participating in ward rounds to monitor medicine use, interactions and adverse drug reactions;
Carrying out continuing medical education for health workers in general;
Conducting health education on appropriate use of medicines to patients;
Participating in multidisciplinary clinical team activities of patient care, reporting adverse drug reactions and poor quality medicines;
Timely preparation of relevant monthly reports and submission to relevant offices;
Training and mentoring of interns and students attached to the facility;
Keeping safe custody and maintenance of up to date narcotic and psychotropic substances records;
Running of poison information centers;
Disseminating and providing new drug information to health workers and the general public; and
Supervising pharmaceutical services at lower level health facilities.

Requirement for Appointment
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
Served as Senior Pharmacist for minimum period of three (3) years;
Bachelors of Pharmacy (B Pharm) degree from an institution recognized by Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
Certificate of Registration by Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
Valid practicing license from Pharmacy and Poisons Board; and
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
How to apply

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 16th August, 2022 at 11.59 P.M.

N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will be accepted. Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.

PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANYFEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email addresscpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0713852573 ONLY.

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