Stores Assistant


Stores Assistant

Life Sports Science Orthopaedic Surgical Day Centre
Stores Assistant
A vacancy exists for a Stores Assistant in Pharmacy based at Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town, reporting to the Senior Stock Controller. The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning of the Pharmacy Surgical Department and co-ordination of stock for all the wards in theĀ  hospital.
Critical Outputs
  • Set up and maintenance of preferred stock levels, and daily picking and ordering of stock to ensure a quality
    pharmaceutical supply service.
  • Stock control including cycle counts, stock takes and dead stock management.
  • Stock management to ensure security of stock and to minimize loss due to expiry or redundancy.
  • Receiving and packing of goods and housekeeping.
  • Issue of stock to wards and theatre.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with all other functions within the hospital.
  • Effectively respond to queries and handle accordingly.
  • Collection and delivery service to all areas of the hospital as required
  • Be prepared to work weekends and after hours as per duty roster.
  • Assist with administrative and clerical functions.
  • Matric
  • Previous stock controlling experience advantageous
  • Computer proficiency (MS office )
  • Relevant work experience in a hospital pharmacy
  • Knowledge of systems (iMeds) will be an advantage.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Action orientation
Susan Gibbs
021 670 4034
Closing date
Saturday, April 3, 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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