Directorate: Pharmaceutical Services
This post is a re-advertisement, applicants who applied previously are
encouraged to re-apply
SALARY : Grade 1 – Grade 3: R768 489 – R961 614 per annum, (all-inclusive
CENTRE : Ekurhuleni Health District
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 with Basic qualification accredited with the South African Pharmacy
Council (SAPC) that allows for registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist.
Current Registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist. Comprehensive
knowledge of Government prescripts. Computer literacy (Ms. Word, Ms. Excel,
Power-Point) including RX-solution and RDM. Engage in overtime and after
hour’s call. Administrative and people management skills. Sound
communication skills (both verbal and written). Good planning and
organizational skills. Good problem solving and interventional skills. Must be
highly motivated and enthusiastic to contribute to pharmaceutical services in
the public sector. Rx- solution and RDM experience is advantageous.
DUTIES : Provide pharmaceutical care, including prescription evaluation, dispensing of
medication, dispatching of patient ready medicine parcels and provision of
information to all stakeholders. Ensure the cost effective and efficient
procurement, storage, control, and distribution of pharmaceuticals. Prevention
of fruitless and wasteful expenditure by enforcing adherence to the Standard
Treatment Guidelines (STGs), rational prescribing and utilization of medication
and through appropriate stock management. Provision of medicine related
information to the public and other healthcare professionals. Ensure
compliance to institutional formulary, EML and promote the rational use of
medicines. Professional advisory service, including the training, education and
development of pharmacy staff and other health workers, and promotion of
public health. Participate in continuous professional development to stay
current and assist with the facilitation of pharmacy staff training and tutoring.
Assist the manager in the co-ordination of activities of the District Pharmacy
and Therapeutics Committee (PTC), or in any other committees that is of
benefit in improving and managing pharmaceutical services. Participate in the
Implementation of the National Core Standards and ensure compliance with
the 6 priority standards. Perform all other duties delegated by supervisor or
ENQUIRIES : Ms T. Burisch Tel No: (011)878 – 8550
APPLICATIONS : Applications should be hand delivered to Ekurhuleni Health District at 40 Catlin
Street, Germiston, 1400 or posted to The Human Resource Manager, Private
Bag X1005, Germiston, 1400.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form and must be completed in
full, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at
Applicants should register their application forms on the specific register books according to the reference number as per advert.
Failure to do so your application forms will not be considered.
According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022,
applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other related
documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum
Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required /requested to submit certified
copies of qualifications and other relevant documents to HR on or before the
day of the interview.
If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference
checks identity verification qualifications verificatio criminal record checks
credit/financial stability checks and employment verification).
The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required
by the Occupational Health and Safety Act Act 5/1993.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment equity profile will be taken into
Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks, identity verification qualifications verification, criminal record checks credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act Act 5/1993. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment equity profile will be taken into consideration.
No S&T claims and resettlement allowance will be paid.
CLOSING DATE : 08 September 2023