Post Basic Qualified Pharmacist Assistant (Jean Ave)

Centurion

Job Details
DivisionSV – LG Division
Minimum experienceEntry Level
Company primary industryPharmaceuticals
Job functional areaOther

Job Description
Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Jean Ave 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 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
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-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.