Dis-Chem Qualified Pharmacist Assistant X15

Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant Makhado

Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant Makhado

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Location: Makhado, Limpopo
Reference Number: 4720452037

Role Description Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant X345

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant for their Makhado store. Your portfolio will cover the provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for the patient’s medicine-related needs and being accountable for meeting these needs.

Minimum Requirements Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Basic Pharmacist Assistance qualification
  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
  • Working experience on Unisolv
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Strong command of the English language and a second language
  • Willing and able to work retail hours

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Advantageous:

  • Knowledge of Retail/FMCG operations
  • 3rd Additional Language
  • Knowledge of or experience in SAP and E-Scripting
  • Drug and family planning, and complementary medicine

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with the sale of Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 medicines or scheduled substances
  • Assist with the compounding, manipulation, or preparation of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and standard operating procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist
  • Assist with the manufacturing of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and standard operating procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist
  • Assist with re-packaging of medicine
  • Assist with the distribution and control of the stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances
  • Assist with the ordering of medicine and scheduled substances up to, and including, Schedule 6 according to an instruction of a person authorised in terms of the Medicines Act to purchase or obtain such medicine or scheduled substance
  • Assist with the reading and preparation of a prescription; the selection, manipulation, or compounding of the medicine; the labelling and supply of the medicine in an appropriate container following the interpretation and evaluation of the prescription by a pharmacist
  • Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the SAPC
  • Capture script details accurately, and verify patients’ details on the system
  • Ensure accurate picking/packing/labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions
  • Give accurate instructions to patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing
  • Ensure all medications are checked for accuracy by and signed by a pharmacist
  • Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication, and front-shop
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager, and follow up on appointments

Competencies

  • Essential:
  • English and 2nd language – Read, write, and speak
  • Good communication skills, listening
  • Customer service/focus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Team player
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Time management
  • Able to deal with pressure
  • Computer literate – MS Office

Advantageous:

  • Knowledge of Retail/FMCG operations
  • 3rd Additional Language
  • Knowledge of or experience in Unisolv, SAP, and E-Scripting
  • Drug and family planning, and complementary medicine

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Controlled room temperature, security, limited space, health and safety, risk stock
  • Physically fit and able to stand for a long period
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Market-related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

Application Process

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN’T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE, CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.

For more information and to apply, visit Dis-Chem Pharmacies Careers.

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