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Dischem - Matlosana (New Store)




Dispensary Manager

Experience Needed:

Requirements: Essential: Grade 12 / Matric BPharm / equivalent qualification Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) Registered tutor Unisolv experience Experience in supervising staff Computer literate – MS Office Sound numerical skills Strong command of the English language and a second language Willing and able to work retail hours Advantageous: Previous management experience of at least 7 staff Relevant retail/ FMCG experience Third additional language SAP experience E-scripting experience


Competencies: Essential: English and 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 Advantageous: Knowledge of Retail/ FMCG operations 3rd Additional Language Knowledge of or experience in Unisolv, SAP and E-Scripting Drug and family planning, and complementary medicine

Duties Include:

Duties and Responsibilities: Ensure dispensary and self-medication areas are adequately staffed, and that staff work within their scope of practice Ensure Good Pharmacy Practice rules regulations are adhered to by staff Ensure no expired/short-dated stock is held Ensure expired stock is regularly disposed of and kept separate to usable stock Ensure negative stock is investigated and managed daily Prepare for stocktake in advance Follow stock ordering process to reach maximum purchasing compliance Maintain stock levels Ensure Schedule 6 medication is locked away, and that the register is maintained and balanced quarterly Ensure SAPC registration and annual registration fees are kept up to date Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner, and within the legal requirements in accordance with the SAPC Capture script details accurately and verify patients’ details on the system Ensure accurate picking/packing/labeling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions Provide accurate instructions to patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing Explain all medical aid costs to patients Process all paperwork for accurate submission of claims to medical aids Ensure authorisation of chronic, HIV and AIDS, and oncology medication Maintain customer profiles on the system Merge profiles locally, and UCS should be notified to merge profiles centrally Take note of any messages on the customer profile, and take suitable action Ensure Dispensary Admin Assistant is trained and in control of the bulk of the dispensary admin

Additional Info:

Closing Date 27 May 2024

Starting Date:

June 3, 2024

Date Created:

May 7, 2024

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