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25 Sep 2022

PermanentPost Basic Pharmacist Assistant Wanted

Medical Resources Group – Posted by JobWire24 Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant Wanted

Location: Pretoria
Job Type: Permanent
Sectors: pharmacist
Company/Employer: Medical Resources Group
Job Title: Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant Wanted


Vacancy Details

Together with our client, we are recruiting for a reputable Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant for their retail pharmacy based in Pretoria Moot. Your portfolio will cover the provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for the patient’s medicine-related needs and being accountable for meeting those needs

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 authorized 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 labeling 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/labeling 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 authorization 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 the client`s SOPs,
  • Facilitate bi-annual stock takes
  • Exercise stock, cash and asset control

Candidate Requirements

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
  • Willing and able to work retail hours (Monday to Friday 09H00 – 18H00, Saturdays 09H00 – 13H00, and every 2nd Sunday 09H00 – 13H00)

Advantageous:

  • Knowledge of Retail/ FMCG operations
  • Knowledge of or experience in SAP and E-Scripting
  • Drug and family planning, and complementary medicine
  • Blister packaging experience

 Competencies: Essential:

  • 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
  • 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

Only candidates who meet all the minimum requirements stipulated in the advert, will be considered. If you haven`t been contacted within two weeks after the closing date consider your application as unsuccessful.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV with supporting documents to [email protected]

REF: Post Basic Assistant

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