Pharmacist Assistant Basic Qualified - JJ Division, Midrand

  • Midrand
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by JJ Division on Thursday, March 26, 2020
  • Reference: 12752
  • Apply before Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 21 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: JJ Division

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ in Midrand has an opportunity available for a Pharmacist Assistant Basic Qualified to join the team. The main purpose of this role will equip learners to understand the underlying principles of all of the major areas related to the pharmaceutical environment and promoting the notion of quality lifelong learning. 

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


 


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.


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About JJ Division

Dis-Chem has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies since 1978, with our linked dispensaries, family clinics, non-pharmaceutical and comprehensive self-medication centres.

Our Head Office is based in Midrand, Johannesburg and we have over 150 stores spread across Southern Africa. We employ over 18 000 full-time and part-time employees, where we give our employees training to ensure that they have the greatest possible support to do their work and develop themselves as individuals.

As a leading specialist in beauty, healthy food, sport supplements, health and well-being, we offer the widest ranges in these categories and expert advice.

In 2016, Dis-Chem listed 27.5% on the JSE and it was the second largest IPO on the exchange. The Group is still managed by its original founders, Ivan and Lynette Saltzman being the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively.

Our Loyalty Benefit Programme is one of the most highly rated loyalty programmes in South Africa as it offers unbeatable discounts.

We have been rated as the country's best pharmacy chain by Professional Management Review, have been voted as the Best Pharmacy, Best Medical Supply Store and Best Health Store in The Star Your Choice and Pretoria News Readers Survey.

We are a recipient of the Leisure Options Readers’ Choice Awards and in 2014, we were voted the best pharmacy brand by Readers Digest SA. We have been voted the coolest Health and Beauty Specialist in the 2016/2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.

We have a vast network of devoted suppliers who assist in satisfying the needs of hundreds of customers on a daily basis.

Our social responsibility programme is managed through the Dis-Chem Foundation. The aim of the Foundation is to provide care and support to improve the lives of individuals while relieving the burden on communities, family and friends.