Clinical Pharmacist

at Life Wilgers Hospital
Location Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for a Clinical Pharmacist based at Life Wilgers Hospital, reporting to the Pharmacy Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the quality pharmaceutical services, financial objectives, legislative compliance and people management requirements are achieved to the required standards


Critical Outputs

Perform daily ward rounds with a multitude of medical specialists

Coordination of antimicrobial stewardship initiatives, identification of problem areas and implementation of corrective actions

Leadership of the hospitals clinical pharmacy team and mentoring of the team members CHECK

Review all ICU prescriptions and monitor all ICU patients to ensure effective and safe drug therapy and provide feedback and advice to healthcare team regarding potential problems.

Partner with Antimicrobial Stewardship Doctor Champion to identify and address inappropriate antimicrobial usage. Perform pharmacokinetic calculations and interpretation when required

Participate in the implementation of and compliance to LHC Quality Management Systems.

Practice of evidence-based patient care Identifying and disseminating clinical evidence to support clinical pharmacy and antimicrobial stewardship interventions ensuring cost-effective management of patient care

Participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget.

Build effective working relationships with doctors, allied healthcare professionals, infection prevention and nursing staff

Usage of antibiograms to establish evidence-based guidelines for empiric antibiotic therapy performing dosage adjustments based on organ function, extremes




MSc (Med)/M.Pharm/ Pharm D degree in Clinical Pharmacy is essential

2-5 years experience in the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship and clinical pharmacy services

Relevant clinical knowledge and experience in the critical outputs

Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council as a pharmacist

Understanding of pharmacy and related healthcare industry, legislation, regulation and challenges

Pharmaceutical product knowledge

Computer proficiency (MS office)




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)


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