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Qualified Pharmacist Assistant

R 18.600,00 monthly eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal 7 April

DOLLA S BAKE

  • Description


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

    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
    Explain medical aid costs to patients
    Provide information to individuals in order to promote health
    Process all paperwork necessary for the accurate submission of claims to medical aids
    Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid
    Ensure authorisation of chronic, HIV and AIDS and oncology medication
    Maintain customer profiles on the system
    Merge profiles locally and UCS should be notified to merge profiles centrally
    Take note of any message on the customer profile, and take suitable action
    Report on low / out of stock levels, and stock errors to the dispensary manager
    Receive dispensary stock in accordance with Dis-Chem’s SOPs, and merchandise according to FEFO
    Facilitate bi-annual stock takes
    Exercise stock, cash and asset control

    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


  • Number of vacancies: 4
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Qualified Pharmacist Assistant

  • Recruiter

    DOLLA S BAKE

  • Province

    eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 18.600,00 monthly

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