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23 Jun 2022

Full-Time Job Openings at Penda Health (2 Positions)

Penda Health – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

Penda Health is a chain of outpatient Medical Centres that offer the highest quality outpatient care for the whole family and unbelievable patient experiences at surprising affordable costs.

Pharmaceutical Technologist

The role

The Pharmaceutical technologist is a team member who is passionate about providing and promoting primary health care services in Kenya and across the continent. You should apply if you believe you can provide compassionate, patient-centered, and evidence-based clinical services to clients at Penda Health. We expect you to create an outstanding patient experience for our clients, so that they know the value of having a primary healthcare physician and therefore choose Penda Health as their primary healthcare provider.

Responsibilities:

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Work with clinical officers to ensure safe, economical and rational use of drugs and other pharmaceutical products
  • Treat patients with empathy and understanding.
  • Listen to patients and make them feel heard.
  • Go above and beyond in meeting patients’ needs.
  • Maintains the highest regard for patient dignity and experience.

Manage a complex formulary

  • Implement high standards of drug storage, usage, cost effectiveness and ensure cleanliness of the medicine storage areas by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; preparing labels and removing outdated drugs.
  • Check the expiry dates of pharmacy drugs and adhering to the SOPs in place.
  • Safeguard pharmacy stocks and conduct stock takes as per the standard operating procedures.

Be an amazing teammate

  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintain knowledge and stay abreast of all the changes that occur in the Pharmaceutical field.
  • Be an integral member of the whole medical centre team when it comes to providing an amazing patient experience, doing community outreach, and marketing Penda’s services.
  • You are punctual to your point of work when scheduled, and you communicate with your manager in any situation where you are unable to keep time.
  • Always be open to feedback from other medical centre teammates, and you offer constructive feedback to teammates as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the branch manager.

Qualifications and attributes for the position holder

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology and with a valid  license
  • Minimum 1 year experience in health or community related work.
  • Ability to interact well with patients.
  • Great team player with drive for results.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • General computer proficiency.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English & Kiswahili.

Clinical Officer

Role Summary:

We are searching for caring and smart clinical officers who want to become part of a team of amazing all-around, evidence-based clinical officers. Being a clinical officer at Penda Health includes a lot more than your usual job. You treat patients independently and make your own decisions, with the support of guidelines, technology and clinical mentors.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive and high-quality clinical services including (history taking, examination and assessment and prescription of treatment) to patients.
  • Order investigation and interpretation of results for diagnosis and explain the results to the patients and the intended treatment.
  • Attend to emergencies presenting to the clinic and recommend referrals for cases that cannot be managed.
  • Carry out minor surgical procedures as per Penda’s service schedules.
  • Ensure that all required observations and vitals, prescribed treatment and procedures are carried out and documented on patients’ charts.
  • Create phenomenal patient experiences, including counseling and sensitizing patients through health talks on preventive and promotive health.
  • Embrace, learn and develop in an evidence-based medical system in line with Penda’s developed protocols.
  • You may be assigned additional tasks within the medical center by the branch manager or senior clinical officer.
  • Be a great teammate and go above beyond by actually making sure your teammates love their work. Work well with other colleagues and go above and beyond what is expected from you.

Requirements

  • 3 years of work experience after internship
  • Registered with Clinical Officers Council and have a valid practicing license
  • Diploma, Higher Diploma or BSC in clinical medicine
  • Outstanding patient interaction skills are a must
  • Great team player with drive for results and enjoys being part of a team

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Health Care. Job Types: Full-Time.

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