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Careers at St Francis Community Hospital

Careers at St Francis Community Hospital

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St. Francis Community Hospital is a Faith Based Hospital which was officially opened in January 24, 2009. It is located along Kasarani-Mwiki Road, Nairobi. It is neat, efficient, affordable and patient-friendly. It is run by the Little Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi under the Archdiocese of Nairobi. The hospital has partnered with many organizations

Pharmaceutical Technologist

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St. Francis Community Hospital wishes to recruit a highly motivated, result oriented, competent, honest and remarkably talented Pharmaceutical Technologist with strong work ethics and passion for excellence.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Review prescriptions to ensure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability.
  • Provide information and advice to patients regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage, and proper medication storage.
  • Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, inventories, control records for narcotics, or controlled drugs.
  • Compound and dispense medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists, by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, or oversee these activities.
  • Plan, implement, or maintain procedures for packaging, or labeling pharmaceuticals, according to policy and legal requirements, to ensure quality, security, and proper disposal.
  • Analyze prescribing trends to monitor patient compliance and to prevent excessive usage or harmful interactions
  • Order and purchase pharmaceutical supplies, medical supplies, or drugs, maintaining stock and storing and handling it properly

QUALIFICATION/SKILLS

  • Must be a holder of a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a reputable institution.
  • The applicant MUST HAVE 2 years experience working in a hospital or a busy health facility.
  • Excellent use of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills (written and oral) and etiquette.
  • Customer focused and always willing to go the extra mile.
  • Pharmacy & Poisons Board certification is MANDATORY.

Closing: 21st April 2023.

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Nurse

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The Nurse will work with other staff to maintain high standards and actively promote quality health care delivery and smooth running of the institution and to provide care to patients in the institution who require acute medical intervention that can be provided by a Nurse.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assessing, planning implementing nursing interventions and evaluating patient’s outcomes;
  • Providing appropriate healthcare service including Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI), immunization, PMTCT, ante-natal care and delivery,
  • Providing health education and counselling to patients/clients
  • Referring patients and clients appropriately;
  • Facilitating patients’ admission and initiating discharge plans;
  • Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment;
  • Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports.
  • Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Nursing from a reputable institution.
  • BLS and ACLS is an added advantage.
  • Must be registered with the nursing council and possess a current license.
  • Minimum working experience of TWO (2) years in a busy health institution.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Professional, friendly attitude.

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Method of Application

Interested candidates should submit their applications (soft copies only), enclosing a deyailed CV, and cover letter only to– careers@stfrancishospital.or.ke  Applicants must Indicate expected consolidated salary in their application and indicate the position on the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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