Jun 29, 2021


  • Life Healthcare
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Health Care

Job Description

A vacancy exists for a night Pharmacist based at Life Eugene Marais Hospital in Pharmacy, reporting to Emmie Van Bemmel, Senior Pharmacist. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the quality pharmaceutical services, financial objectives, legislative compliance and people management requirements are achieved to the required standards.

Critical Outputs
Effective medication safety management

Report 100% of medication incidents and develop and implement remedial actions as appropriate.
Report 100% of pharmacy alerts and develop and implement remedial action and complete a trends analysis quarterly.
Effective quality management systems

Participate in the implementation and compliance to LHC Quality management systems.
Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards.
Participate in achieving required customer service levels in theatre and wards.
Implement customer satisfaction and pharmacy quality initiatives.
Effective financial management

Participate in achieving hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy.
Effective product management

Participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget.
Build effective working relationships with doctors.
Effective asset management

Participate in achieving stock targets.
Achieve optimal system utilisation.
Effective people management

Participate in Pharmacist Intern and Pharmacist Assistant programmes as appropriate.
Grade 12 National Senior Certificate
Pharm / Dip.Pharm / B.Sc Pharm
Relevant clinical knowledge and experience to the critical outputs
Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council
Understanding of pharmacy and related healthcare industry, legislation, regulation and challenges
Knowledge of pharmaceutical legislation
Pharmaceutical product knowledge
Computer proficiency (MS office)
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Attention to detail
Motivating and developing people
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication skills
Influencing skills
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Excellence orientation
Ethical behaviour
Action orientation
Closing date
Sunday, July 4, 2021
Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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