Pharmacist Assistant Basic Qualified

at Dischem
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 16, 2020
Category Healthcare Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

Minimum Requirements:

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Life Science and or Physical Science and obtained at least an average of 50%. Basic Pharmacist Assistant Qualification.

Job Description:

  • The sale of Schedule 1 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;
  • The re-packaging of medicine;
  • The distribution and control of the stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances; and
  • The provision of information to individuals in order to promote health
  • Learn to accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Capture patient details accurately and verify the patient’s 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 the patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing.
  • Ensure that all medications, are checked for accuracy by a pharmacist and signed by a pharmacist.
  • Assist in the sale of Schedule 1 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 the re-packaging of medicine.
  • Assist in the distribution and control of stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication counter and front-shop.
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking reports as requested by the dispensary manager and follow up appointments.
  • Explain all medical aid costs to patients.

Competencies

Essential:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak
  • Deadline driven

Advantageous:

  • 3rd Language

Special conditions of employment:

  • South African citizen or valid work permit
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit
  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account
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