Lifehealthcare Careers – Clinical Practice Pharmacist

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Clinical Practice Pharmacist based at Life Beacon Bay Hospital, reporting to Stephen Acheampong, Pharmacy Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering a patient-centered clinical pharmacy service within the hospital as an integral part of the healthcare team, ensuring that objectives and standards are met to promote safety, efficacy and sustainability in medication use in the hospital.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide drug information and evidence based guidance and training for other healthcare professionals;
  • Utilise surveillance system optimally to support effective prioritization and work practices in wards;
  • Preparation for and active participation in internal stakeholder meetings including presentation of progress and gaps;
  • Drive the delivery of key performance indicators in clinical pharmacy processes and practice to improve patient safety and outcomes;
  • Enhance cooperative and influential working relationships with doctors and other functional stakeholders;
  • Drive improvements in clinical pharmacy metrics and enhance clinical pharmacy service delivery;
  • Drive improvements in hospital programme metrics;
  • Elevate the performance on medication safety management and medication error interventions at ward level;
  • Provide appropriate clinical pharmacy support for cost of care initiatives and projects and drive appropriate implementation;

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of pharmacy and related healthcare industry, legislation, regulation and challenges.
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Computer proficiency (MS office).
  • Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council as a pharmacist.
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Engaging diversity

Qualification & Experience:

  • Keen interest in following a clinical pharmacy career path
  • Relevant clinical knowledge and experience in the critical outputs in a hospital environment.
  • B Pharm and relevant post-graduate certificate/degree in ward pharmacy/clinical skills, studying towards a certificate/master’s degree in clinical pharmacy, or committed to complete a post-graduate certificate in clinical pharmacy within the next 12 months.

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: East London, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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