Dischem Learnership 2023 – Dispensary Support

Website Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Description:

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Carnival store has an opportunity available for a Dispensary Support Learner to join the team. The main purpose of this is to employ learners who are capable of doing and completing the learner basic pharmacist assistant course. This course will equip learners to understand the underlying principles of all of the major areas related to the pharmaceutical environment and dispensing and promotes the notion of quality on the job learning. Staff will be employed in a Fixed Term position as Dispensary Support until such time as they are registered with the SAPC as learner basic assistants. Only once qualified as a basic pharmacist assistant will permanent employment be offered.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn to accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Assist with scheme authorization of chronic, HIV and AIDS and oncology medication.
  • Ensure that all medications, are checked for accuracy by a pharmacist and signed by a pharmacist.
  • Report on low – / out of stock levels and stock errors to the dispensary manager.
  • Assist with call centre scripts and patient service telephone calls.
  • Assist with the unpacking and merchandising of stock and cleaning of dispensary and OTC shelves approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Any other duties assigned to them by the Dispensary Manager.
  • Receive dispensary stock in accordance with the SOP set out by the company.
  • Assist in the control of stock (manage cleanliness and packing organisation of shelves and medicine expiry dates) of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager and follow up appointments.
  • Ensure accurate picking / packing / labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions.
  • Provide information to individuals in order to promote health.

Job Requirements:

  • Unisolv, SAP and E-Scripting.
  • Computer, numerical skills.
  • Drug and family planning and complementary medicine.
  • 3rd
  • Good communication skills, listening, customer service/focus, problem solving, team player, conflict management, leading by example,
  • accountability, professional conduct, trustworthy and honest.
  • Retail FMCG, Dis-Chem front shop experience and a good performance record.
  • South African citizen
  • Proficiency test assessing capability to register with Pharmacy Council
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit

Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12 – Matric or a Senior Certificate with Mathematics (HG), Life Science and or Physical Science and obtained at least an average of 50%

Job Details:

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Brakpan, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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