Pharmacist Assistant - Post Basic -Retail - Wembley Pharmacy, Pietermaritzburg

  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Wembley Pharmacy on Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Reference: copy-copy-copy-1522976
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 56 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Wembley Pharmacy

  • 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 pre-packaging of medicine
  • Assist with the distribution and control of 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 and signed off by a pharmacist
  • Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication and front-shop
  • Follow up with patients regarding scripts 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
  • Report on low / out of stock levels, and stock errors to the dispensary manager
  • Receive dispensary stock and merchandise according to SOP’s
  • Facilitate stock takes
  • Exercise stock, cash and asset control

Candidate Requirements

  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • 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
  • Minimum 2 years experience in retail
Apply before Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 56 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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