Posted on May 26, 2022 by Jobcare

Dispensary Support Learnerships: Dis-Chem

Location: Johannesburg

Closing date: 02 June 2022

Minimum Requirements…

Essential:

  • Grade 12 – Matric or a Senior Certificate with Mathematics (HG), Life Science and or Physical Science and obtained at least an average of 50% 


Job Specification…

Dispensary Support staff must have completed a proficiency test approving them to apply for registration with Pharmacy Council (SAPC) as a learner basic assistant. 

A pharmacist’s assistant registered in the category pharmacist’s assistant learner basic; may perform the following services or acts under the direct personal supervision of a pharmacist in a pharmacy:

  • The sale of Schedule 1 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Assist with the compounding, manipulation or preparation of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and Standard Operating Procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Assist with the unpacking and merchandising of stock and cleaning of dispensary and OTC shelves approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Any other duties assigned to them by the Dispensary Manager.
  • Learn to accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Ensure accurate picking / packing / labelling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions.
  • Ensure that all medications, are checked for accuracy by a pharmacist and signed by a pharmacist.
  • Assist in the control of stock (manage cleanliness and packing organisation of shelves and medicine expiry dates) of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking report as requested by the dispensary manager and follow up appointments.
  • Assist with call centre scripts and patient service telephone calls.
  • Provide information to individuals in order to promote health.
  • Assist with scheme authorization of chronic, HIV and AIDS and oncology medication.
  • Report on low – / out of stock levels and stock errors to the dispensary manager.
  • Receive dispensary stock in accordance with the SOP set out by the company.

Competencies

Essential:

  • English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak.
  • Time management, deadline driven, dealing with pressure, attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills, listening, customer service/focus, problem solving, team player, conflict management, leading by example, accountability, professional conduct, trustworthy and honest.
  • Computer, numerical skills.

Advantageous:

  • Retail FMCG, Dis-Chem front shop experience and a good performance record.
  • Drug and family planning and complementary medicine.
  • 3rd
  • Unisolv, SAP and E-Scripting.

Special conditions of employment:

  • Proficiency test assessing capability to register with Pharmacy Council
  • South African citizen
  • MIE, clear criminal and credit

 
Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account

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