Internship Programme at Life Healthcare

The Life Healthcare Group invites applications for Pharmacist Internship opportunities available at St George’s Hospital, St Mary’s Private Hospital, Kingsbury Hospital, Vincent Pallotti Hospital and Bay View Hospital. The Pharmacist internship offers a structured, co-ordinated programme and stimulating work environment that will equip interns with valuable work experience.

Life Healthcare is a leading private hospital operator in South Africa and primarily serves the market for privately insured individuals.

The programme covers the following:

  • Practical experience in: Dispensing, Counselling, Compounding, Drug information services, Stock management
  • Participation in: Multifunctional healthcare team, Medication incident management, Clinical pharmacy programme, Quality projects, Professional audits, Financial management & Continuing education modules
  • Individualised support with: Competence and unit standards, Research project, Portfolio Pre-registration examination & Remuneration and career development

Life Healthcare offers the following:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Ongoing contact during your community service
  • Opportunity for re-employment following your community service, and excellent career growth opportunities within the group


  • Successful completion of the B.Pharm degree
  • Prior experience in a private hospital or community pharmacy will be an advantage

All applicants will be measured against the following selection criteria:

  • Leadership abilities
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Enthusiasm and drive
  • Good communication skills
  • University based merit
  • Previous work experience

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit the following documents to by Monday, 14 August 2017.

  • Curriculum Vitae – highlight leadership roles and achievements
  • University results for the past three years
  • Motivation letter – one page maximum
  • Copy of South African identity document or passport (non-citizens)
  • Life Healthcare application form (download here)