South Africa

Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant

Company Clinix Health Group
Reference # PBPA001
Published 07/06/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa
Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant, registered in the category Pharmacists Assistant (post-basic), may perform the acts or provide services as well as the reading and preparation of a prescription, the selection and manipulation or compounding of medicine and the labelling and supply of medicine in an appropriate container under the indirect personal supervision of a Pharmacist.
Job Functions Support
Industries Healthcare
•Assist Pharmacist with the compounding, manipulation or preparation of medicine according to Standard Operating Procedures.
•Dispense, accurately and correctly, stock to wards, discharged patients and special prescriptions under the close supervision of the Pharmacist Issue drugs as per Group Standard Operating Practices.
•Interpret prescriptions and select, manipulate and compound medicine into appropriate containers under the close supervision of the Pharmacist.
•Communicate changes in ethical formulary products to all units.
•Package and/or pre-pack pharmaceuticals under the close supervision of the Pharmacist.
•Distribute and control stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 medicines or unscheduled substances.
•Sell over-the-counter medicines under the close supervision of the Pharmacist.
•All ward stock issues, retail scripts, TTO scripts and in-hospital scripts dispensed/picked/packed must be signed off by a Pharmacist before handing it over to the patient, ward/unit or nursing staff member.
•Grade 12 or equivalent level of education.
•Post Basic Pharmacist’s Assistant Certificate.
•Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) as a PBPA.
•1 to 2 years’ experience in a private hospital pharmacy or retail setting.
•Computer proficiency – SAP and Unisolv.
Job Closing Date 18/06/2021
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