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Hospital Senior Pharmacist

at Life Wilgers Hospital
Published November 16, 2023
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Hospital Senior Pharmacist based at Life Wilgers Hospital, reporting to Pharmacy Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating the Pharmacy services within the hospital environment by 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.
Complete trends analysis with relevant actions quarterly together with Pharmacy Manager.
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.
Achieve 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 utilization.


B.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