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31 Jul 2022

PermanentPosition for Unemployed Pharmacist Wanted

SV – MK Division – Posted by JobWire24 Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Position for Unemployed Pharmacist Wanted

Location: Midrand
Job Type: Permanent
Sectors: Pharmacist
Company/Employer: SV – MK Division
Job Title: Position for Unemployed Pharmacist Wanted

Vacancy Details
Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Pharmacist for their Kyalami store. Your portfolio will cover the provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for patients’ medicine-related needs, and being accountable for meeting these needs.
Minimum Requirements:
· Grade 12 / Matric
· BPharm / equivalent qualification
· Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
· Registered tutor
· Unisolv experience
· Experience in supervising staff
· Computer literate – MS Office
· Sound numerical skills
· Strong command of the English language and a second language
· Relevant retail/ FMCG experience
· Third additional language
· SAP experience
· E-scripting experience
Duties and Responsibilities:
Acts & services especially pertaining to a Pharmacist:
· Provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for patients’ medicine-related needs, and being accountable for meeting those needs, which shall include, but not be limited to the following functions:
· Evaluation of a patient’s medicine-related needs by determining the indication, safety and effectiveness of the therapy
· Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner, and within the legal requirements in accordance with the SAPC
· Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid
· Dispensing of any medicine or scheduled substance on the prescription of a person authorised to prescribe medicine
· Furnishing of information and advice to any person with regard to the use medicine
· Determining patient compliance with the therapy, and follow-up to ensure that the patient’s medicine-related needs are being met
· The provision of pharmacist-initiated therapy
· The compounding, manipulation, preparation or packaging of any medicine or scheduled substance, or the supervision thereof
· The manufacturing of any medicine or scheduled substance, or supervision thereof
· The purchasing, acquiring, importing, keeping, possessing, using, releasing, storage, packaging, re-packaging, supplying or selling of any medicine or scheduled substance, or supervision thereof
· The application for the registration of a medicine in accordance with the Medicines Act and Pharmacy Act
· Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing
· Follow up with patients regarding script tacking reports as requested by the Dispensary Manager, and follow up appointments
· 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
· Report on low / out of stock levels, and stock errors to the Dispensary Manager
· Facilitate biannual stock takes
· Exercise stock, cash and asset control
· 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
· Problem-solving
· Team player
· Trustworthy and honest
· Time management
· Able to deal with pressure
· Computer literate – MS Office
· 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
· Clear credit and criminal records
Remuneration and benefits:
· Market-related salary
· Monthly and annual performance pay
· Medical aid
· Provident fund
· Staff account


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