Pharmacist at King Faisal Hospital Rwanda (KFHR)

1 Pharmacist at King Faisal Hospital Rwanda (KFHR)

King Faisal Hospital Rwanda (KFHR) | Type: Job
Published: 2024-06-14 | Deadline: 2024-06-20



King Faisal Hospital, Rwanda, “A center of excellence in health service provision, clinical education, and research”.

This is an exciting time for King Faisal Hospital, Rwanda as we embrace a new strategic direction.

The hospital has continued to grow due to its positive reputation for authentic compassionate health care and highly skilled medical practitioners, especially in specialized surgical and medical services.

King Faisal Hospital Kigali is looking for suitable candidate to fill the following position




  • He/she must have Bachelor’s degree (A0) in pharmacy.
  • He/she should have a Minimum of 5 years of working experience in Complex Hospital
  • Registered with a relevant Professional body and having valid license to practice.


  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills.
  • Strong ability to give attention to detail and to perform multiple tasks at the same time
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Experience in working with targets and tight deadlines


  • Monitors the systems and processes that ensures that the correct patient receives the correct medication regime.
  • Monitors the implementation and maintenance of communication with the Unit/department staff to enhance the patients knowledge of the medications, their actions, side effects and mode of administration;
  • Systems and processes implemented governing the supervision of Dispensing Technicians.
  • Ensure implementation of all Policies and Procedures pertaining to the practice of Pharmacy.
  • Infection Prevention and Control and Health and Safety.
  • Oversee all professional activities of Interns , students and Dispensing
  • Collaborates with the Director: Pharmaceutical Services and the Chief Pharmacist in strategic planning for the hospital and development of the pharmacy directorate;
  • Executes and implements all technical and clinical operational procedures under the governance of Pharmacy Directorate;
  • Ensures effective implementation of administrative and financial policies, procedures and processes approved by the Pharmaceutical Directorate;
  • Supervises and monitors all departmental activities by appropriate follow-through and execution of the policy, procedures, schedules and processes and monitors the staff, operations and functions of the department, striving for services of the highest standard;

  • Plans systematic approach for schedules, as well as ongoing reviews of all departmental activities to reach Directorate targets.
  • Participate in the monitoring of demand & supply of drugs and other pharmaceutical items;
  • Participate in material management techniques to ensure acquisition of medications , surgical sundries and other stores under the governance of the department is consistent with usage in the wards and units of the hospital;
  • Assists and guides administration and clinicians in developing and managing the hospital drug formulary;
  • Participates in the establishment of and monitoring of the patient database which would include appropriate current and past medical history, appropriate clinical and laboratory data, and concurrent medication (including over-the-counter and home remedies);
  • Participates in the establishment of a system that caters for availability of medication after closure of the pharmacy as well as the acquisition of medications needed urgently but not part of the usual formulary.
  • Implements and maintains special security storage arrangements for the narcotics and psychotropic drugs, also ensuring the proper application of Ministry of Health policies regarding issues and endorsement of narcotics and psychotropic drugs;
  • Establishes mechanism to control the movement of highly addictive medications through registers, the number of signatures required and designated locked areas;
  • Establishes a mechanism for the monitoring of medications that perform the same function
  • Monitors the physical structure of the Pharmacy to ensure the integrity of the area, e.g. burglar alarms, fire alarms, reinforced window and door guards;
  • Ensures that the labelling is stable and sure with the correct instructions clearly defined.
  • Assist the Director: Pharmaceutical Directorate co-ordinate and evaluate a comprehensive education and training strategy within the Service which includes induction, annual mandatory training, appraisal, continuing professional development linked to individual training needs and clinical governance

How to Apply: Join us and take on the challenge to provide Patient Cantered Care.

Qualified candidates should send their cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic credentials, National ID, Recommendation letter from a previous employer and criminal record, and valid license to practice to the link mentioned above by June 20th, 2024.

KFH, R is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.


 Chief Executive Officer