Send CVs for Pharmacist Assistatnt Learnerships


Pharmacies has Pharmacist Assistants Learnership opportunities at the Promenade and Canal Walk in the Western Cape. You will perform specified duties under the direct personal supervision of a pharmacist in dispensary.

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Dis-Chem Since 1978, Dis-Chem has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies, and no wonder, with our linked dispensaries, family clinics, comprehensive self-medication centres and so much more.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Counsel.
  • Ensure accurate picking / packing / labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions.
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing.
  • Assist in the sale of Schedule 1 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Assist with the compounding, manipulation or preparation of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and standard operating procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Assist with the manufacturing of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and standard operating procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Assist in the distribution and control of stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Order medicine and scheduled substances up to and according to an instruction of a person authorised in terms of the Medicines Act to purchase or obtain such medicine or scheduled substance.
  • The reading and preparation of a prescription, the selection, manipulation or compounding of the medicine, the labelling and supply of the medicine in an appropriate container following the interpretation and evaluation of the prescription by a pharmacist.
  • Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication counter and front-shop.
  • Process all paperwork necessary for the accurate submission of claims to medical aids.
  • Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid.
  • Ensure authorization of chronic, HIV and AIDS and oncology medication.
  • Maintain customer profiles on the system.

Requirements

  • Grade 12 Mathematical, Life Science and or Physical Science obtained at least an average of 50%
  • English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak
  • Good communication skills, listening, customer service/focus, problem solving, team player, conflict management, leading by example, accountability, professional conduct, trustworthy and honest.
  • Have good time management skills, be deadline driven, be able to deal with pressure and pay special attention to detail
  • Have good computer and numerical skills

How to apply

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