REQUIREMENTS : Registration with the SAPC as Pharmacist Assistant (Post-Basic). Grade 1: Experience: None after registration with the SAPC as Pharmacist’s Assistant (Post- Basic). Grade 2: Experience: A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate experience as Pharmacist Assistant after registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist Assistant (Post- Basic). Recommendations: None.

DUTIES : Assist with the delivery of good pharmaceutical services to patients: Written and updated protocols and standard operating procedures must be available that clearly describe the responsibility of the pharmacist assistant and the pharmacist under whose indirect supervision the pharmacist assistant performs the acts and provides the service. The pharmacist under whose indirect supervision the pharmacist assistant work must visit the clinic at least once a month. This visit must be documented. The provision of information to individuals in order to promote health Assist with the compounding, manipulation, preparation and manufacturing of non-sterile and sterile medicine or scheduled substances according to formulas and SOP’s approved by the responsible pharmacist Reading and preparation of prescriptions, the selection, manipulation or compounding of the medicine, the labeling and supply of the medicine in an appropriate container under the indirect personal supervision a pharmacist. Provision of instructions regarding the correct use of medicine supplied (not counselling) Issuing of pharmaceutical products Assist with the control of pharmacy stock (Schedule 0-6 medicines) Assist with the control of pharmacy stock (Schedule 0-6 medicines): Checking and cleaning of lshelves &stock, monitoring of temperature, maintenance of pharmacy hygiene, checking of expired stock & stock levels, stock taking. Assist with the ordering of medicine and scheduled substances up to schedule 6 according to an instruction of a person authorized in terms of the Medicines Act to purchase and obtain such medicine. Receiving and unpacking of received stock. Other pharmacy related tasks: Statistics, records, registers, stock cards, customer care, answering of phones. Report deficiencies in the department: Keep all storage areas locked. Report broken items. Report lost items to supervisor.ENQUIRIES : Me C I Theron, Tel No: (058) 624 1832

SALARY : Grade 1: R196 218 per annumGrade 2: R227 721 per annum OSD

APPLICATIONS : The Chief Executive Officer, Thebe Hospital, Private Bag X 871, Harrismith, 9880


NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents. The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s), academic records including a Senior certificate and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable]. The certification must be within three (3) months as at the advert closing date. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department of Health is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.

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