Company: Haltons Pharmacy
Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Job type: Full-Time
Job Category: Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Kenya
Haltons Pharmacy is a brand created by Haltons Limited. It consists of pharmacists, investors, leaders passionate about delivering accessible and affordable pharmacy care of the highest quality to Kenyans in a dignified manner wherever they are.
Haltons Pharmacy is a retail chain pharmacy dispensing prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical products. The company has retail outlets located mostly in high traffic residential estates capitalizing on volumes created by health care medicine prescribers to the average Kenyan consumer.
General Purpose of the role
The Pharmaceutical Technologist major role is to stock and dispense drugs to Haltons Pharmacy clients. He/she is also responsible in providing excellent customer service to the clients.
Pharmaceutical Technologist Job Responsibilities
Helps patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; dispensing medicine.
Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs & preparing ageing reports as often as possible.
Maintains a safe and clean environment by complying with company standard operating procedures & government regulation. He/she cleans the floors and dump dusts the shelves.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Organizes medications for dispensing by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities; assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.
Maintains records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.
Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges as well as issuing cash sale receipts.
Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and other clientele.
Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information and sending them on time as required in the standard operating procedures.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Conducting marketing activities together with the branch team and ensuring individual and branch sales targets are met/or exceeded.
Take responsibility of his/her shop by ensuring that all operations of the shop are running smoothly and reporting any anomalies and breakages.
Adhere to the Dangerous Drug Act regulation
Ensure standard operating procedures are followed to the letter and timely feedback given
Any other duty assigned by the Branch Manager, Regional Manager or senior management staff.
Code of conduct required
He/She must always be clean, smart and well groomed in uniform when on duty.
He/She must be ready and willing to provide exemplary customer service in accordance to company brand and policies.
He/She must adhere to the working hours as per shifts allocated; any absence from work must be reported in good time.
He/she must always wear the Haltons staff I.D when on duty.
He/she must keep the clients’ information confidential.
He/she must adhere to the organization’s reporting structure.
Skills and competencies
Excellent team player
Able to achieve targets and to achieve organizational change.
Strong written, reading and spoken English Language skills.
Excellent use of MS Office and Email (MUST).
Customer focused and always willing to go the extra mile.
Excellent communication skills with proven email etiquette.
Qualifications for the Pharmaceutical Technologist Job
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a reputable institution
Pharmacy & Poisons Board certification- desired
One year experience post internship in a busy retail pharmacy.
Excellent use of Pharmacore system.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are requested to send their applications which MUST include a cover letter, CV and copies of relevant testimonials to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the urgency of the positions applications will be reviewed as they come. Only qualified & shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend interviews.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Areas of work are Nairobi Region. We encourage applicants residing in these areas to apply. Please indicate your area of preference in your application