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Dischem Vacancies - Pharmacist

Dis-Chem Pharmacies is seeking a qualified and experienced Pharmacist for our Clearwater store. As a Pharmacist, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care, addressing patients' medication needs, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

Minimum Requirements:
• Grade 12/Matric certificate
• Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) or equivalent qualification
• Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
• Minimum of 2-3 years' experience in pharmaceutical and retail pharmacy settings (including student/intern experience)
• Proficiency in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:
• Retail/FMCG experience
• Knowledge of SAP and e-scripting
• Registered tutor
• Experience with Unisolv
• A third additional language

Key Responsibilities:
• Deliver pharmaceutical care by evaluating patients' medication needs, ensuring safety and efficacy, and dispensing prescriptions.
• Check and sign off on all prescriptions prepared by... assistants or interns, ensuring accuracy and compliance with Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) standards.
• Offer advice and information to patients on medication use, dosage, and side effects.
• Ensure patient compliance with therapy through follow-ups and consultations.
• Conduct pharmacist-initiated therapy where applicable.
• Manage medication compounding, preparation, and repackaging.
• Oversee purchasing, storage, and sale of medications according to legal requirements.
• Accurately capture script details, verify patient information, and process medical aid claims.
• Resolve script rejections and address medical aid requirements.
• Ensure proper stock control, reporting low/out-of-stock items, and participating in bi-annual stock takes.
• Maintain a high standard of customer service at the dispensary and self-medication counter.
• Promote public health and engage in pharmaceutical research and development when required.

• Strong command of English, with proficiency in a second language.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• Knowledge of basic dosing and common drug interactions.
• Leadership skills with the ability to train and supervise staff.
• Strong attention to detail and numerical skills.
• Ability to manage conflict and work under pressure.
• Team-oriented and trustworthy.
• Time management and problem-solving skills.
• Computer literacy (MS Office).

Special Conditions of Employment:
• Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council.
• Willingness to work retail hours.
• Physically fit to stand for extended periods.
• Valid driver's license and reliable transport.
• Clear credit and criminal records.
• South African citizen.

Remuneration and Benefits:
• Market-related salary with monthly and annual performance incentives.
• Medical aid and provident fund.
• Staff account benefits.

If you're a qualified Pharmacist with a passion for patient care and a commitment to excellence, we invite you to apply. Join the Dis-Chem team and contribute to the health and well-being of our community
Roodepoort South Africa


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