Dis-Chem Pharmacies: Pharmacist

 

Closing Date 02 October 2020

Location: Centurion, Gauteng

 

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Pharmacist for their Jean Ave store. Your portfolio will cover the provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for patients’ medicine-related needs, and being accountable for meeting these needs.

Minimum Requirements:

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • BPharm / equivalent qualification
  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
  • Registered tutor
  • Experience in supervising staff
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Strong command of the English language and a second language

 

Advantageous:

  • Relevant retail/ FMCG experience
  • Third additional language
  • SAP experience
  • Unisolv experience
  • E-scripting experience

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Acts & services especially pertaining to a Pharmacist:

  • Provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for patients’ medicine-related needs, and being accountable for meeting those needs, which shall include, but not be limited to the following functions:
  • Evaluation of a patient’s medicine-related needs by determining the indication, safety and effectiveness of the therapy
  • Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner, and within the legal requirements in accordance with the SAPC
  • Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid
  • Dispensing of any medicine or scheduled substance on the prescription of a person authorised to prescribe medicine
  • Furnishing of information and advice to any person with regard to the use medicine
  • Determining patient compliance with the therapy, and follow-up to ensure that the patient’s medicine-related needs are being met
  • The provision of pharmacist-initiated therapy
  • The compounding, manipulation, preparation or packaging of any medicine or scheduled substance, or the supervision thereof
  • The manufacturing of any medicine or scheduled substance, or supervision thereof
  • The purchasing, acquiring, importing, keeping, possessing, using, releasing, storage, packaging, re-packaging, supplying or selling of any medicine or scheduled substance, or supervision thereof
  • The application for the registration of a medicine in accordance with the Medicines Act and Pharmacy Act
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tacking reports as requested by the Dispensary Manager, and follow up appointments
  • Explain all medical aid costs to patients
  • Process all paperwork for accurate submission of claims to medical aids
  • Ensure authorisation of chronic, HIV and AIDS, and oncology medication
  • Maintain customer profiles on the system
  • Merge profiles locally, and UCS should be notified to merge profiles centrally
  • Take note of any messages on the customer profile, and take suitable action
  • Report on low / out of stock levels, and stock errors to the Dispensary Manager
  • Facilitate biannual stock takes
  • Exercise stock, cash and asset control

 

Competencies:

Essential:

  • English and second language – Read, write and speak
  • Good communication skills, listening
  • Basic dosing and important drug interaction
  • Customer service/focus
  • Supervisor experience, and able to lead by example
  • Ability to train other staff members
  • Conflict management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Team player
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Time management
  • Able to deal with pressure
  • Computer literate – MS Office

 

Advantageous:

  • Knowledge of Retail/ FMCG operations
  • 3rd Additional Language
  • Knowledge of or experience in Unisolv, SAP and E-Scripting
  • Drug and family planning, and complementary medicine

 

Special conditions of employment:

  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Controlled room temperature, security, limited space, health and safety, risk stock
  • Physically fit and able to stand for long periods
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
  • South African citizen; or valid work permit
  • Clear credit and criminal records

 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary
  • Monthly and annual performance pay
  • 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.

 

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