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Healthchem Group (Pty) Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacist post and inviting qualifying and interested candidates to apply.

Closing date: 29 February 2024

Location:  Centurion/Midstream

Job summary

As a Pharmacist, the incumbent shall be responsible to perform duties that are within the scope of a practicing Pharmacist, including the dispensing  of appropriate pharmaceuticals to patients as defined in terms of the Pharmacy Act, the Medicines and Related Substances Act as well as Good Pharmacy Practice. 

The Pharmacist shall achieve this either by executing a registered physician’s order or by addressing the patient’s concerns and needs, in an ethical manner.    

The job shall entail a high level of responsibility and knowledge.  The Pharmacist does not merely hand out prescribed medicine; he/she has the expertise and willingness to assist people and provide them with information and solutions.

The Pharmacist must be fully qualified to interpret symptoms so that the patient can either be given immediate treatment, where applicable and/or the required referral is made. 

The responsibilities shall include, but not to be treated as an exhaustive list, namely:

  • Interpreting, evaluating and executing the applicable registered physician’s prescriptions as well as checking the appropriateness and legality of all scripts.

  • Be a medication steward.
  • Continuous supervision of pharmacy interns and assistants, i.e., checking accuracy of prescriptions prepared by them.

  • Signing off and checking all scripts prepared by interns and assistants before dispensing to clients.
  • Taking responsibility for the preparation and dispensing of all scheduled and non-scheduled medication according to protocol requirements, the Pharmacy Act, the Medicines and Related Substances Act and Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP).

  • Managing the entire dispensary together with other Pharmacists’ on duty.
  • To work effectively as a Pharmacist within a multidisciplinary team (e.g., including other health professionals and medical schemes).
  • Correct handling of Schedule 6 substances.

  • Understand and be involved in dispensary stock management and partake in the pharmacy “Stock Take” events.
  • Understand and adhere to all management Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), and/or guidelines, etc. and know where the relevant files are kept.

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures according to prescribed procedures and legislation.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve Company objectives.

Requirements / competencies / attributes shall include:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy degree.
  • SAPC registration.
  • SAPC annual declaration completed.
  • Designated as a “practising pharmacist”.

  • Compliant with CPD requirements.
  • Must have at least 5+ years’ experience working in a retail Pharmacy environment.

  • Effective Computer literacy (especailly, UNISOLVE, Xprocure, e-mail).
  • Must have strong customer relationship management ability.
  • Conflict resolution skills.

  • Must have Integrity.
  • Must be results driven.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Remain attentive in an often-busy environment and cope under pressure.

  • Be proactive, reliable, responsible, and accurate with an attention to detail.
  • Must be an effective team player.
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn.

Should you not receive feedback within two weeks of your application, please consider it as unsuccessful. 


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