1. Proactive and effective interventions at all stages of medication management and use system (MMU) by: –
Overseeing safe dispensing procedures and ensuring safe drug use processes (drug administration and monitoring of drug effects)
Actively participating in drug-use-reviews (DUR) by advising prescribers on rational and optimal pharmacological drug effects and by conducting appropriate patient education.
Participating in clinical rounds
Participating in antimicrobial stewardship initiatives
Safe and accurate drug preparation techniques (aseptic IV admixtures, High alert drug handling)
2. Promoting service excellence and client satisfaction:
Proactively engaging in follow up of client concerns and timely feedback.
Ensuring efficient pharmacy service flow by managing turn-around-times.
3. Participating in Quality Initiatives:
Formulating and implementing quality related projects (PDCAs)
Reviewing and implementing quality processes and procedures
4. Stock management:
Effective stock monitoring for optimal stock levels
Stock variance reporting and control
5. Preparation and timely submission of expected reports such as medication error report, interventions, stock variance and client satisfaction reports.
Bachelor of Pharmacy from a recognized University.
Registration Certificate and Practice License from Pharmacy and Poisons Board, Kenya.
2 years’ work experience in a busy hospital setup.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite will be an added advantage.
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About Aga Khan Hospital
Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an ISO 9001:2008 certified secondary care hospital providing 24-hour inpatient and emergency services in the Coast Region of Kenya. The hospital offers a range of quality healthcare services in the areas of internal medicine, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics & gynaecology, and intensive care. The Hospital includes comprehensive diagnostics, including imaging services, a leading ISO 15189-2007 accredited laboratory, high-quality physiotherapy, pharmacy service, and Halal certified catering service. Mission The Aga Khan Heath Service in Kenya is dedicated to providing quality patient care with special attention to access, affordability, clinical excellence, patient safety for the communities it serves. The Aga Khan Hospital in Mombasa features: A resident medical delivery model through a team of well-qualified resident and sessional consultants. The patient-centred model is supported by robust diagnostic services manned by highly qualified staff. High quality services as evidenced by international quality accreditation, which includes ISO 9001-2008 by Bureaus Veritas Quality International (BVQI, ISO 15189 by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS), HACCP and HALAL certification. A seamless referral service for patients requiring tertiary services at Aga Khan University hospital, both in Nairobi and Karachi. A new Catheterisation Laboratory (CathLab), which is the only one of its kind that serves the Coast Region on Cardiac Emergencies. Day-care chemotherapy department, which offers dedicated services and a safe and ambient state of the art facility. A state-of-the-art 1.5 Tesla MRI with upgrade software on Oncology and Cardiology. Electrophysiology service. Patient-centred care through a focus on service delivery excellence. Investments in quality medicine, including medical equipment focusing on healthcare improvement and healthcare informatics, highly trained medical personnel and quality medical services. Standardized, transparent and controlled charges with itemized billing. Patient safety and quality programs. An automated operator system with a patient’s database readily available. 24-hour security surveillance with alarm back-up and controlled entry