Dischem Learnership 2023 – Pharmacist Assistant

Website Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Description:

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Nicolway store. Your portfolio will cover the provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for the patient’s medicine-related needs, and being accountable for meeting these needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Report on low / out of stock levels, and stock errors to the dispensary manager
  • 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
  • Capture script details accurately, and verify patients’ details on the system
  • Assist with the sale of Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 medicines or scheduled substances
  • Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication and front-shop
  • Receive dispensary stock in accordance with Dis-Chem’s SOPs, and merchandise according to FEFO
  • Assist with 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
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing
  • Explain medical aid costs to patients
  • Ensure accurate picking /packing/labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions
  • Take note of any message on the customer profile, and take suitable action
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager, and follow up on appointments
  • Assist with the distribution and control of the stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances
  • Ensure authorisation of chronic, HIV and AIDS and oncology medication
  • Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid
  • Facilitate bi-annual stock takes
  • Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the SAPC
  • Maintain customer profiles on the system
  • Assist with re-packaging of medicine
  • 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
  • Ensure all medications are checked for accuracy by and signed by a pharmacist

Job Requirements:

  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Knowledge of Retail/ FMCG operations
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Strong command of the English language and a second language
  • Good communication skills, listening
  • Problem-solving
  • Drug and family planning, and complementary medicine
  • Time management
  • 3rd Additional Language
  • Trustworthy and honest

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of or experience in Unisolv, SAP and E-Scripting
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Basic Pharmacist Assistance qualification

Job Details:

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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