Dischem Careers – Pharmacist Assistant

Website Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Description:

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Summerstrand 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:

  • Assist with re-packaging of medicine
  • Assist with the ordering of medicine and scheduled substances up to, and including, Schedule 6 according to an instruction of a person authorised in terms of the Medicines Act to purchase or obtain such medicine or scheduled substance
  • Ensure accurate picking /packing/labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions
  • 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
  • Give accurate instructions to patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied
  • Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication and front-shop
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager, and follow up on appointments
  • 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
  • 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
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing
  • Ensure all medications are checked for accuracy by and signed by a pharmacist
  • Assist with the distribution and control of the stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances

Job Requirements:

  • Team player
  • Customer service/focus
  • Problem-solving
  • Time management
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Able to deal with pressure
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, listening

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of or experience in SAP and E-Scripting
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Drug and family planning, and complementary medicine
  • 3rd Additional Language
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Knowledge of Retail/ FMCG operations
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Strong command of the English language and a second language

Job Details:

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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