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Job Title Pharmacy Assistant Job Type Classification Permanent Division / Region Western Cape Region Department Pharmacy Location – Town / City Constantia Supermarket Location – Province Western Cape Location – Country South Africa Job Advert Summary This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest Retail Chain Stores in South Africa. We are looking for an experienced Pharmacy Assistant who is goal driven. This position will be based at our Constantia Supermarket in Western Cape. The successful candidate will be responsible for dispensing prescription medication and other medical products to patients under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. Interact with patients in delivering medications and completing other sales transactions. Maintain stock of prescription medications and assist with other administrative related duties in the Pharmacy. Minimum Requirements Post Basic Pharmacy Qualification
Minimum 5 years experience
Registration with SA Pharmacy Council Duties & Responsibilities Manage and rotate inventory within the pharmacy.
Re – stock medication as needed.
Update patient records and profiles.
Retrieve and verify prescriptions within the scope of practice.
Prepare medication for patients through mixing, counting pills and labeling bottles.
Obtain signatures from patients purchasing items regulated by law.
Dispensing of medicine under the supervision of the pharmacist.
Maintenance of housekeeping standards in the dispensary.
Stock control of both dispensary products and dispensary material (pill boxes and bottles).
Assist in ordering of stock, where applicable.
Merchandising of pharmacy stock according to dispensary & OTC layout and system.
Training of other staff members on products.
Medical Aid queries and communication.
Participate in cyclical counts / monthly P &L / bi-annual stock – takes.
Levy Reconciliation
COD handling from charge out to the collection of monies. Competencies Attention to detail
Excellent Communication Skills Additional Information The incumbent must have worked in a community pharmacy and worked on UNISOLV and must be willing to work flexible hours