Life Health Care Vacancies – Pharmacist

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist at Life Westville Hospital, reporting to the Senior Pharmacist.  The job entails the professional supply of medication to patients, wards and Theatre, as well as the procurement and handling of ethical and surgical stock.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with nursing staff and doctors regarding formulary and medical queries.
  • Stock take and cycle counts.
  • Ordering of ethical stock & issue of stock to wards, theatre &patients.
  • Involvement with ward pharmacy, i.e. follow up non-recoverables, under/over recoveries, dead stock and stock cover.
  • Acquisition, control and distribution of stock.
  • Key areas of responsibility will include:
  • Dispensing to patients in hospital and retail Pharmacy.
  • Processing of credits and stock transfers.
  • Reconstitution of chemotherapeutic drugs
  • Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Required is a pharmacist with private hospital experience and /or retail experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are very important as good relationships with doctors, hospital staff and suppliers are essential.
  • B.Pharm/ B.Sc Pharm Degree
  • A figure orientated person, with high attention to detail and strong performance orientation.
  • The successful candidate will be required to be available for weekend and public holiday duties on a rotational basis and required to be available weekdays to work shifts from 7h30am to 7pm, on a rotational basis.
  • Computer literacy is essential.

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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