Vacancies

Pharmacist

Function
Pharmacy
Facility
Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Position
Pharmacist
Introduction

A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital, reporting to the Senior Pharmacist. 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

Effective medication safety management

  • Report 100% of medication incidents and develop and implement remedial actions as appropriate.
  • Report 100% of pharmacy alerts and develop and implement remedial action and complete a trends analysis quarterly.

Effective quality management systems

  • Participate in the implementation and compliance to LHC Quality management systems.
  • Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards.
  • Participate in achieving required customer service levels in theatre and wards.
  • Implement customer satisfaction and pharmacy quality initiatives.

Effective financial management

  • Participate in achieving hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy.

Effective product management

  • Participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget.
  • Build effective working relationships with doctors.

Effective asset management

  • Participate in achieving stock targets.
  • Achieve optimal system utilisation.

Effective people management

  • Participate in Pharmacist Intern and Pharmacist Assistant programmes as appropriate.
Requirements
  • Pharm / Dip.Pharm / B.Sc Pharm
  • Relevant clinical knowledge and experience to the critical outputs
  • Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council
  • Understanding of pharmacy and related healthcare industry, legislation, regulation and challenges
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical legislation
  • Pharmaceutical product knowledge
  • Sound understanding regarding AMS with basic clinical knowledge to be able to conduct ward rounds
  • Computer proficiency (MS office)
  • Working knowledge of SAP essential
  • Competent in using Unisolve ®
  • Working knowledge of ICNET will be advantageous
  • Must be able to go on call, work overtime, afterhours and weekends
Competencies
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Action orientation
Email
Wilgeheuwel.Recruitment@lifehealthcare.co.za
Closing date
Friday, May 24, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

 

 


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