at Life Westville Hospital
Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted May 5, 2022
Category Health Care
Job Type Full-Time


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


Critical Outputs

Key areas of responsibility will include:

Dispensing to patients in hospital and retail Pharmacy.

Liaise with nursing staff and doctors regarding formulary and medical queries.

Reconstitution of chemotherapeutic drugs

Acquisition, control and distribution of stock.

Stock take and cycle counts.

Involvement with ward pharmacy, i.e. follow up non-recoverables, under/over recoveries, dead stock and stock cover.

Ordering of ethical stock & issue of stock to wards, theatre &patients.

Processing of credits and stock transfers.

Report 100% of medication incidents and pharmacy alerts.

Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards




B.Pharm/ B.Sc Pharm Degree

Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council

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.

Required is a pharmacist with hospital experience and /or retail experience.

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

Computer literacy is essential.

A figure orientated person, with high attention to detail and strong performance orientation.





Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills

Building relationships

Influencing skills

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Team player, very energetic, well organised and punctual.

Must be able to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment


Interested candidates can send their CVs


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