at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Published May 15, 2024
Expires June 22, 2024
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital, reporting to the Senior Pharmacist. The successful candidate will be responsible for 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.
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.
Participate in achieving 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.


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
Sound understanding regarding AMS with basic clinical knowledge to be able to conduct ward rounds
Computer proficiency (MS office)
Working knowledge of SAP essential
Competent in using Unisolve ®
Working knowledge of ICNET will be advantageous
Must be able to go on call, work overtime, afterhours and weekends


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

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