Reporting to the Medical Services Director, the Pharmacy Services Manager is responsible for providing leadership and management oversight of the pharmacy services department and ensure delivery of quality and efficient pharmacy services in line with the established protocols and the Hospital’s patient care objectives and the licensing board guidelines and policies.
The Pharmacy Services Manager will be expected to manage the department to maintain timely and efficient patient flow in line with Hospital targets while always ensuring staffing levels.
Timely development, review and ensure compliance to pharmacy protocols and standards relating to distribution and administration of drugs; in consultation with other clinical departments in order to ensure quality pharmacy service delivery in the hospital.
Manage delivery of patient centric pharmaceutical services in all the hospital’s pharmacy outlets in a manner that respects privacy and confidentiality to ensure optimal patient experience.
Develop and implement evidence-based medicine management policies in line with best practices and industry trends.
Ensure purchase, storage, and supply of pharmacy items in a safe, appropriate, and economic in line with quality standards.
Coordinate medical training including Continuous Medical Education programs for staff in the pharmacy services department.
Keep abreast of local and global best practices, identify key learnings for the clinical operations and offer recommendations to the Director, Medical Services.
Ensure delivery of quality and safe pharmacy services to inpatients, outpatients, and employees.
Provide clinical pharmaceutical leadership and direct patient service programs.
Provide leadership in the acquisition and purchasing of quality drugs for hospital usage.
Coordinate medication deliveries and maintain an orderly workflow for all medication dispensing activities in the hospital to ensure timely deliveries of medications.
Monitor compliance with regulatory, accrediting, and hospital policy for patient services and environmental safety.
Oversee the quality assurance program, which consistently monitors and evaluates critical aspects of care.
Accurately identify real/potential problems affecting the service and implement solutions with follow through and communication.
Ensure maintenance of pharmacy records including purchasing, quality control and dispensing of pharmacy medication in compliance to established standards.
Setting of key performance indicators, measure, monitor and audit.
Coordinate research in the department
Provide advice and guidance to medical and nursing staff on the proper and economic use of drugs, alternative types of drugs and medicines and participate in events aimed at dissemination of information in relation to drugs and drug usage.
Develop and ensure implementation of the department’s work plan and budgets.
Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.
Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from a recognized institution.
Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya and hold a valid practicing license.
Proficiency in Computer
Ability to work under pressure
Five (5) years relevant experience
Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability
How to apply
If you are interested in any of these challenging opportunities, send your application letter with a detailed CV and Statement of Faith* addressed to:
The Human Resources & Administration Director
P.O. Box 39 – 20400
Applications should be sent directly through firstname.lastname@example.org by 26th August 2022 with the position being applied for as subject line. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing and all communications will be done through official line and email
NOTE: Hard Copy applications will not be accepted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.