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Pharmacist

Full time Express Pietermaritzburg Email Job
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  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

The Group is committed to creating places of healing for their communities, focused on attracting the best expertise and dedicated to building a steadfast, devoted team.

Role Summary:

The Pharmacist will be responsible for the provision of medication and supplementary services to
patients and members of the healthcare team. The incumbent will also assume responsibility for meeting patients’ needs in a responsible, satisfactory and cost-effective manner. Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own reaction to change.

Key Work Output and Accountabilities:

Provide direct supervision of Pharmacist Assistants in both Hospital and Retail Pharmacy
Dispense prescriptions in both hospital and retail dispensary
Ensure maximum safety of patients by providing advice on the appropriate selection, dosage and drug interaction, potential side effects and therapeutic effects of medicines
Supervise and control the acquisition, storage, dispensing and destruction of medication
Stock control – maintain stock areas and adequate stock rotation. Conduct monthly cycle counts and quarterly stock takes
Communicate effectively with all stakeholders (internal/external) regarding out of stock situations and providing suitable alternatives.
Patient ward rounds (clinical and experience focused)
Antibiotic Stewardship Committee initiate and conduct meetings (include all stakeholders)
Training and support of nursing and pharmacy personnel on AMS in line with group expectation.
Act as custodian for the management of Schedule 5 & 6 drugs as per legal requirements
Cover shifts as per Pharmacy operating hours including weekends, public holidays and on-call roster
Be able to work independently and as a productive member of a team depending on the situation

Inherent Requirements:

A relevant pharmaceutical qualification (B.Pharm. Degree or Dip.Pharm) or equivalent NQF 7 qualification.
M.SC/M.Pharm in Clinical Pharmacy (advantageous)
Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council
2+ years experience (advantageous)
Experience as a Clinical Pharmacist (advantageous)
Private Hospital experience required
Sound knowledge of Pharmacy business operations
Computer System experience – SAP and Unisolv (advantageous)

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