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Dischem - Matlosana (New Store)





Experience Needed:

Minimum Requirements: Essential: Grade 12 / Matric BPharm / equivalent qualification Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) Min 2- 3 years experience in Pharmaceutical 2-3 years retail pharmacy experience ( Student/Intern) Computer literate – MS Office Advantageous: Relevant retail/ FMCG experience Third additional language SAP experience E-scripting experience Registered tutor Unisolv experience


Competencies: Essential: Strong command of the English language and a second language– Read, write and speak Good communication skills, listening Basic dosing and important drug interaction Customer service/focus Supervisor experience, and able to lead by example Ability to train other staff members Conflict management Strong attention to detail Sound numerical skills Problem-solving Team player Trustworthy and honest Time management Able to deal with pressure Computer literate – MS Office Special conditions of employment: Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council Willing and able to work retail hours Controlled room temperature, security, limited space, health and safety, risk stock Physically fit and able to stand for long periods Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport South African citizen MIE Clear credit and criminal records

Duties Include:

Duties and Responsibilities: Provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for patients’ medicine-related needs, and being accountable for meeting those needs, which shall include, but not be limited to the following functions: Evaluation of a patient’s medicine-related needs by determining the indication, safety and effectiveness of the therapy Dispensing of any medicine or scheduled substance on the prescription of a person authorised to prescribe medicine Signing off and checking of all prescriptions prepared by an assistant or an intern and accepting accountability for the correctness thereof as per GPP Furnishing of information and advice to any person with regard to the use medicine Determining patient compliance with the therapy, and follow-up to ensure that the patient’s medicine-related needs are being met The provision of pharmacist-initiated therapy The compounding, manipulation, preparation or packaging of any medicine or scheduled substance, or the supervision thereof The manufacturing of any medicine or scheduled substance, or supervision thereof The purchasing, acquiring, importing, keeping, possessing, using, releasing, storage, packaging, re-packaging, supplying or selling of any medicine or scheduled substance, or supervision thereof The application for the registration of a medicine in accordance with the Medicines Act and Pharmacy Act The acts specially pertaining to the profession of a pharmacist as prescribed above; The formulation of any medicine for the purposes of registration as a medicine; The distribution of any medicine or scheduled substance; The re-packaging of medicines; The initiation and conducting of pharmaceutical research and development; and The promotion of public health. Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Council. Capture script details accurately and verify patient’s details on the system. Ensure accurate picking / packing / labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions. Provide accurate instructions to the patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied. Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing. Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication counter and front-shop. Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager and follow up appointments. Explain all medical aid costs to patients. Follow through on promises made to customers. Evaluation of disease conditions and referral to in-store health facilities when necessary. 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. Merge profiles locally and Vexall should be notified to merge profiles centrally. Take note of any messages on the customer profile and take suitable action. Assist the Dispensary Manager to ensure that all administration functions are carried out correctly and timeously. Report on low - / out of stock levels and stock errors to the dispensary manager. Facilitate Bi-annual stock takes. Exercise stock, cash and asset control. Assist the Dispensary Manager to ensure that all stock control processes and are adhered to and that all registers are kept up to date in accordance with legislation. Housekeeping must be in accordance to Dis-Chem standards. Adhere to Dis-Chem Policies and Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures. Adhere to Health and Safety rules and regulations. Adhere to Dis-Chem Uniform and personal appearance policy

Additional Info:

Closing Date 27 May 2024

Starting Date:

June 3, 2024

Date Created:

May 7, 2024

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