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Division / Region
Location – Town / City
Location – Province
Location – Country
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. The successful candidate must be able to provide expert advice and be able to respond to customers in a prompt and professional manner.This position is based at our Plattekloof Store in Western Cape, and will be reporting to the Pharmacist.
Post Basic Pharmacy Assistant 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 labelling 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 cyclical counts / monthly P &L / bi-annual stock – takes.
COD handling from charge out to the collection of monies.
Attention to detail
Excellent Communication Skills
The incumbent must have worked in a community pharmacy and worked on UNISOLV