Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant - Woodburn
Dis-Chem Pharmacies
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, ZA
2d ago
source : Careers24

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Woodburn 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 : 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 *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* 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-Chems 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 drivers license * Clear credit and criminal records *Remuneration and benefits : Market-related salary* Medical aid* Provident fund* Staff account *ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.

    IF YOU HAVEN T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.* *Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer.

    Dis-Chems approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chems Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy.

    Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.*

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