We are looking for PHAMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGISTS (2 POSITION)
A diploma in Pharmacy
Must be registered and holding a current valid practicing license with the Board
Minimum 2 years working experience in a similar role preferably in a HIV/AIDS program
Knowledge of MoH systems and supply chain management
Proficiency in computer applications and practical knowledge in using electronic medical records
Ability to develop and maintain good relationships with colleagues and partners
Dispense and update the ADT/IQ Care tool real-time
Advise clients on the medication they are taking and provide adherence counseling
Advise Care and treatment staff on the drugs available for dispensing
Advise management on availability of drugs for use in the Care Clinic and new trends in pharmaceutical care
Provide OJT on the Pharmaceutical EMR systems(ADT) in use to supported facilities
Ensure continuous operationalization of stock management system. i.e. inventory tracking tool
Together with the Logistics Officer, ensure pharmaceuticals and other medical consumables of the highest quality from reputable pharmaceutical companies are procured
Manage the Pharmacy store and supplies to other LVCT Health sites and supported programs
Develop and promote the use of a stock evaluation and monitoring system for all the LVCT supported clinics
Ensure the safety of all stock from the elements of wastage such as expiry/theft
To maintain a manual and electronic database of the pharmaceutical stock in the LVCT Central Pharmacy.
To ensure that the GOK returns are properly filled to KEMSA LMIS
Compile Pharmacy reports and submit to KEMSA in a timely manner and MOH Sub County Offices
In support with the M & E Division, ensure timely data analysis and submission of relevant reports that assess progress of the Key indicators
Assist in the training of healthcare workers, community health workers and other Health care providers when called upon to do so by the Care Manager in collaboration with the LVCT training department.
Providing Information, education and communication to clients and their families in the clinic through health talks, support groups or educational materials like pamphlets.
Participate in the counseling of PLWHA’s on adherence to therapy (ARV and Opportunistic infection prophylaxis and therapy), this will be done together with the adherence counselor, nurse and the clinical officer
Support in development of site specific SOPs for commodity management and inventory management of TB, ARVs drugs and drugs for management of opportunistic infections
LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models.