Sunday , December 3 2023

Dischem Vacancies in Western Cape – Pharmacist Assistant

Website Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Description:

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

  • Ensure authorisation of chronic, HIV and AIDS and oncology medication
  • Capture script details accurately, and verify patients’ details on the system
  • Give accurate instructions to patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied
  • Explain medical aid costs to patients
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager, and follow up on appointments
  • Advise and assist patients at the dispensary, self-medication and front-shop
  • Process all paperwork necessary for the accurate submission of claims to medical aids
  • 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
  • Take note of any message on the customer profile, and take suitable action
  • Merge profiles locally and UCS should be notified to merge profiles centrally
  • Ensure all medications are checked for accuracy by and signed by a pharmacist
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing
  • Maintain customer profiles on the system
  • Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid

Job Requirements:

  • Problem-solving
  • English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak
  • Good communication skills, listening
  • Customer service/focus
  • Team player
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Qualification & Experience:

  • Basic Pharmacist Assistance qualification
  • Working experience on Unisolv
  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Strong command of the English language and a second language
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

Job Details:

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Kraaifontein, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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