Post Basic Pharmacist Assistants

Post Basic Pharmacist Assistants

Tower Group | Durban, ZN, ZA

Posted 14 days ago

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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