Post Basic Pharmacist Assistants

Minimum Requirements 

Grade 12 

Registration and active status as a Post-Basic Pharmacist Assistant with South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)

One year's experience as a qualified Post-Basic Pharmacist Assistant with the SAPC 

Key Responsibilities 

Undertake primary activities in support of the Central Chronic Medicine Dispensing and Distribution (CCMDD) Programme

Support all Pelebox activities, including but not limited to: loading, offloading, query resolution and submission of invoices

Undertake tasks in support of the Synchronised National Communication in Health (SyNCH) system, ensuring utilisation and compliance

Work collaboratively with other personnel in support of the programme

Ensure the update and support of Department of Health monitoring and evaluation systems

Ensure support for transition of CCMDD patients out of the facilities to available external pick-up points

Promote and share information about the programme

Undertake secondary activities in relation to all aspects of ethical stock control, including re-ordering of stock, maintaining dedicated stock areas for organisation and expiry dates, and conducting cyclical and full stock-taking

Update minimum and maximum stock levels to ensure that sufficient stocks are available at all times

Assist in all aspects of issuing, dispensing, procurement and ethical stock control

Ensure compliance with good clinical/pharmacy practice

Maintain the Stock Visibility Solution (SVS) and RX Solution systems

Support the maintenance of accurate and updated records on pharmacy activities

Maintain effective communication and query resolution

Perform related administrative and house-keeping tasks and other functions as deemed necessary

Assist with and offer advice on the usage, side-effects, contraindications and storage of medication

Recommended Competence and Skills 

Knowledge of good pharmacy practice

Knowledge of SVS and RX Solution, SyNCH and TIER.Net

Good communication skills

Ability to work as a part of team, with good people skills

Willingness to work in remote rural areas

Computer literacy

Accuracy and attention to detail

Basic calculation skills

Good presentation skills

Fluency in English is essential, and in isiZulu would be an advantage

If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date of this advertisement please accept that your application has been unsuccessful 

CLOSING DATE : 29 April 2022 

Durban, ZN, ZA