Dispensary Manager
Greystone
Rustenburg, ZA
12d ago

Introduction...

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a Dispensary Manager for their Greystone store, Manage and supervise the dispensary, including self-

medication and staff. Ensure the provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for the patients’ related needs, and being accountable for meeting these needs

Essential :
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • BPharm / equivalent qualification
  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
  • Registered tutor
  • Experience in supervising staff
  • 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 :

  • Previous management experience of at least 7 staff
  • Relevant retail / FMCG experience
  • Third additional language
  • Unisolv experience
  • E-scripting experience
  • Job description :

  • Ensure dispensary and self-medication areas are adequately staffed, and that staff work within their scope of practice
  • Ensure Good Pharmacy Practice rules regulations are adhered to by staff
  • Ensure no expired / short dated stock is held
  • Ensure expired stock is regularly disposed of and kept separate to usable stock
  • Ensure negative stock is investigated and managed daily
  • Prepare for stock take in advance
  • Follow stock ordering process to reach maximum purchasing compliance
  • Maintain stock levels
  • Ensure Schedule 6 medication is locked away, and that the register is maintained and balanced quarterly
  • Ensure SAPC registration and annual registration fees are kept up to date
  • Accurately interpret scripts and act in 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
  • Provide 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
  • Explain all medical aid costs to patients
  • Process all paperwork for accurate submission of claims to medical aids
  • 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 messages on the customer profile, and take suitable action
  • Ensure Dispensary Admin Assistant is trained and in control of the bulk of the dispensary admin
  • Competencies : Essential :

    Essential :

  • English and second language Read, write and speak
  • Good communication skills, listening
  • Basic dosing and important drug interaction
  • Customer service / focus
  • Supervisor experience, and able to lead by example
  • Ability to train other staff members
  • Conflict management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sound numerical skills
  • 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 long periods
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
  • South African citizen; or valid work permit
  • Clear credit and criminal records
  • Remuneration and benefits :
  • Market related salary
  • 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.

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