Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant Qualified

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant Qualified

A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist Assistant (Post-Basic Qualified), based at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital, reporting to James Kitshoff, Senior Pharmacist. The ideal incumbent should be highly motivated, enthusiastic and work well in a team.

Critical Outputs
  • Receiving, checking and unpacking stock, together with checking orders against invoices.
  • Acquisition, control and distribution of stock to internal units.
  • Ordering pharmaceutical stock, processing of credits and stock transfers.
  • Performing cycle counts and stock takes as well as capturing stock takes, investigating
  • Liaise with nursing staff and doctors re formulary and initiatives.
  • Participate in facility’s quality programmes and initiatives.
  • Dispensing, compounding under supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Replacement of medication to the emergency cupboard.
  • Dead stock management.
  • Assist with other admin functions on a daily basis.
  • Assist with daily ordering and management of stock
  • Flexibility is essential
  • Registration as a Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant with the South African Pharmacy Council.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a hospital pharmacy, would be highly advantageous.
  • Computer literacy is an essential requirement and knowledge of iMeds would be an advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a team.
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Sunday, May 12, 2024

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

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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