Stores Assistant Pharmacy

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Stores Assistant Pharmacy

A vacancy exists for a Stores Assistant in the Pharmacy at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital. The successful candidate will report to the Inventory Manager and will contribute to the effective management of stock in Pharmacy as well as the rest of the hospital.

Critical Outputs
  • Ordering and receipting of stock
  • Co-ordinate & manage stock distribution to units through auto transfers.
  • Co-ordinate cycle counts and stock takes in Pharmacy and in the wards.
  • Maintain item codes for the wards and Pharmacy Effective utilization of reports to manage stock.
  • Liaise with pharmacy, wards, theatre and case management on stock.
  • Management of dead stock in Pharmacy and Theatre.
  • Co-ordinate write offs for expired and damaged stock for hospital.
  • Assist with general clerical / admin duties in the Pharmacy
  • Minimum academic requirement is Matric
  • Stock management experience within a LHC Hospital Surgical Store is essential
  • Be available to work extra hours when needed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Other important competencies are partnership building, customer orientation and willingness to be multi skilled
  • Attention to detail and ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge of the impilo billing and SAP stock control systems is essential
  • 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

Anna Mokwena

Closing date
Monday, May 13, 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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