Quality Assurance Officer – Pharmacy Services- Equity Afia

  • Full Time
  • Kenya

Website Equity Bank Limited

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Position: Quality Assurance Officer – Pharmacy ServicesThe Quality Assurance Officer – Pharmacy Services will coordinate Equity Afia quality assurance initiatives as part of the QA team. They will contribute to the establishment & maintenance of quality standards and procedures with an aim of implementing quality management systems for clinical services offered at Equity Afia.

They Shall Be Responsible For

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a robust quality management system for the pharmacy, in compliance with relevant regulations and guidelines.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits of pharmacy operations, facilities, and documentation to identify areas for improvement and ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Perform risk assessments to identify potential quality issues and develop strategies to mitigate them.
  • Collaborate with internal departments and external stakeholders to establish and maintain quality agreements and supplier quality programs.
  • Review and approve standard operating procedures (SOPs), validation protocols, batch records, and other relevant documents to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor and evaluate product quality complaints, deviations, and non-conformances, and lead investigations to determine root causes and implement corrective actions.
  • Provide training to pharmacy staff on quality-related topics, including GMP, quality systems, and documentation practices.
  • Stay up to date with regulatory changes and industry best practices related to pharmaceutical quality assurance.
  • Prepare and submit reports to regulatory agencies as required.
  • Identify & leverage on opportunities for continuous quality improvement and process reengineering to optimize operational efficiency and patient care at the Equity Afia facilities.

QualificationsDesired Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pharmacy or Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Quality or Health Services Management background
  • At least 5-years’ post-qualification experience clinical practice
  • At least 2 -years’ experience implementing quality management systems in a busy clinical set up
  • Membership and duly licensed by a professional body (Pharmacy and Poisons Board)
  • MS Office proficiency, very good data analytical, presentation & report writing skills
  • In-depth understanding of good clinical practice requirements.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Good leadership/people/ team skills

Organization Health Program Management

Employment Type Regular

Job Level Non-Management

Job Shift Day Job

Job Posting Jul 25, 2023, 3:35:42 PM

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