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PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST III – TWELVE (12) POSTS – V/No. 95/2021
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.25, 470 – Ksh.33,950 p.m. CSG 12
House Allowance: Ksh.3, 200 –Ksh.6, 750– p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.4, 000p.m
Leave allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
(i) a Diploma in either Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology or equivalent qualification approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board from a recognized institution
(ii) a certificate of enrolment as a Pharmaceutical Technologist awarded by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB).
Duties and Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will be responsible for dispensing drugs/medicines to patients under supervision of a senior officer.
Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include:
(i) receiving, interpreting, and processing prescriptions;
(ii) recording prescriptions in a pharmacy unit, pre-packing, repacking and writing instructions on labels;
(iii) counseling patients on usage of drugs in a pharmacy unit;
(iv) maintaining drug registers/books; and
(v) stock-taking of drugs and medicine devices on monthly basis.
How To Apply
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 4th October 2021 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).