DisChem: Pharmacist Assistants Post Basic (Johannesburg)

Pharmacist Assistants Post Basic

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited

Johannesburg, Gauteng

Permanent


Job Details

Division

GG Division

Minimum experience

Entry Level

Company primary industry

Pharmaceuticals

Job functional area

Other


Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Albemarle 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.


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