Pharmacist Assistant

at Life St Dominic's Hospital
Published July 19, 2022
Location 45 St Mark's Road, Southernwood, East London, 5201, South Africa, East London, South Africa
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist Assistant based at Life St. Dominic’s Hospital, reporting to Chantelle Sharp, 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

Processing of prescriptions and credits.

Perform duties as per scope of practice as prescribed by the South African Pharmacy Council

Issuing of ethical stock to wards and Theatre

Ordering and unpacking of ethical stock.

Participate in stock taking and cycle counts.

Procurement, control and distribution of pharmaceutical stock.

Implement pharmacy quality initiatives.

Participate in achieving stock targets.

Achieve optimal retail system utilisation.

Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in team.




Registered as a Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant with the SAPC

Experience in hospital pharmacy would be an advantage

Knowledge and understanding of pharmacy legislation and regulatory frameworks

Computer literacy is an essential requirement and a knowledge of iMeds would be advantages

Excellent interpersonal skills are important as a good relationship with doctors, hospital staff and suppliers are essential.




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills

Excellence orientation

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Influencing skills

Action orientation

Ethical behaviour


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