Dis-Chem Pharmacies has Learnership opportunities country wide for Learner Post Basic Pharmacist Assistants. You will perform specified duties under the direct personal supervision of a pharmacist in dispensary.
Grade 12 / Matric (with Mathematics – HG, and Life Science and/or Physical Science obtained at least an average of 50%)
Basic Pharmacist Assistant Qualification (Community Pharmacy)
Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
Computer literate – MS Office
Sound numerical skills
Strong command of the English language
Bilingual (knowledge of a 3rd language beneficial)
Knowledge of retail/FMCG operations
Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Council.
Ensure accurate picking / packing / labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions.
Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing.
Assist in the sale of Schedule 1 and Schedule 2 medicines or scheduled substances.
Assist with the compounding, manipulation or preparation of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and standard operating procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist.
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.
Assist in the distribution and control of stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 7 medicines or scheduled substances.
Order medicine and scheduled substances up to and including Schedule 7 according to an instruction of a person authorised in terms of the Medicines Act to purchase or obtain such medicine or scheduled substance.
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.
Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication counter and front-shop.
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/AIDS and oncology medication.
Maintain customer profiles on the system.
English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak
Good communication skills, listening, customer service/focus, problem solving, team player, conflict management, leading by example, accountability, professional conduct, trustworthy and honest.
Have good time management skills, be deadline driven, be able to deal with pressure and pay special attention to detail
Have good computer and numerical skills
Knowledge of Retail/ FMCG operations
3rd Additional Language
Knowledge of or experience in Unisolv, SAP and E-Scripting
Special conditions of employment:
Willing to work Retail Hours in a controlled room temp, security, limited space, health and safety, risk stock
Physically Fit – standing for long hours
Registered with Pharmacy Council – South African or valid work permit
MIE – Clear criminal and credit record
Driver’s license or own reliable transport
How to Apply