Pharmacist Assistant

at Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Published February 5, 2024
Expires February 29, 2024
Location East London, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist Assistant based at Life Beacon Bay Hospital, reporting to Teresa Kriel, 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 stocktaking and cycle counts.
Procurement, control and distribution of pharmaceutical stock.
Implement pharmacy quality initiatives.

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 Impilo & SAP 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

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