Pharmacist Assistant

Full-time
Pharmacist Assistant
Function
Pharmacy
Facility
Life Fourways Hospital
Position
Pharmacist Assistant
Introduction
A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist Assistant based at Life Fourways Hospital, reporting to Chido Chauke, Pharmacy Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the quality pharmaceutical services, financial objectives, legislative compliance and people management requirements are achieved to the required standards.
Critical Outputs
  • Supplying of medication to the wards and theatre on requisitions and assist with management of all pharmaceuticals within the hospital under supervision of a pharmacist
  • Controlling inventory (ethical and surgical).
  • Assisting in aggressively managing dead stock in the hospital.
  • Stock-take, cycle counts and investigation of variances
  • Processing of patient credits.
  • Replenishing the emergency cupboard.
  • Unpacking ethical and surgical stock, checking expiries and invoices
  • Ensuring that the security protocols are adhered to.
  • Maintaining high ethical and professional standards.
Requirements
  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Life Sciences
  • Qualification as a Post Basic Pharmacist assistant and registration with the Pharmacy Council
  • Relevant clinical knowledge and experience to the critical outputs
  • Understanding of pharmacy and related healthcare industry, legislation, regulation and challenges
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical legislation
  • Pharmaceutical product knowledge
  • Computer proficiency (MS office)
  • Competent in using Unisolve ®
  • Knowledge of SAP advantageous
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Action orientation
Email
Fourways.Recruitment@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, May 28, 2021

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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