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Permanent Pharmacist
Pretoria, Gauteng - South Africa

Permanent Pharmacist Pretoria, Gauteng - South Africa

Available: 4 yrs, 2 ms ago
Contact: Candice Bishop

Account Name: The Recruitment Agency of South Africa
User Since: 08 Aug 2017
Ads Published: 5
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Permanent Pharmacist Pretoria, Gauteng - South Africa


Our client, a leading Private Hospital Group, is looking for an experienced and qualified Pharmacist for their facility Pretoria.
The Pharmacist will be responsible for the provision of medication and supplementary services to patients and members of the healthcare team, and improve clinical and quality stewardship in the hospital.
The incumbent will also assume responsibility for meeting patients needs in a responsible, satisfactory and cost-effective manner.
Dispense prescriptions
Willingness to work overtime, do after-hours standby and be called out when required
Act as custodian for the management of Schedule 5 & 6 drugs as per legal requirements
Record prescriptions as per legislative requirements
Assist and offer advice on the usage, side effects, contra-indications, drug interaction and proper storage of medication to patients and other members of the healthcare team
Advise and provide information regarding general health matters, including the effective use of medicines, treatment for general diseases, primary health care, screening services, essential medication, mother and child healthcare services, family planning and immunisation
Supervise and control the acquisition, storage, dispensing, handling and packaging of medicines to ensure safety, efficacy and quality thereof
Assist with all aspects of ethical stock control including re-ordering of stock, maintaining dedicated stock areas for organisation and expiry dates
Conduct cyclical and full stock takes
Update doctors and wards with regards to out of stock situations and offer alternatives
Conduct related administrative and house-keeping tasks
Actively participate as a member of a team to achieve goals
Communicate effectively to assist other team players
Supervise and guide Pharmacist Assistants and interns
Build relationships with wards to facilitate the understanding and updating of Pharmacy systems and policies
Keep up to date with the Hospitals evolving policies and procedures
Keep abreast of new developments in the Pharmaceutical field
A relevant pharmaceutical qualification (B.Pharm. Degree or Dip.Pharm) or equivalent NQF 7 qualification.
Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council.
Advanced computer literacy
Work experience in a Hospital or Retail Pharmacy environment
Previous experience in a Private Hospital Pharmacy would be an advantage
Sound knowledge of Pharmacy business operations
Please send your CV to or visit our website at

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