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



A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist based at Life Rosepark Hospital and Life Pasteur Hospital (Bloemfontein- Free State) reporting to the Hospital 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

Dispensing of medication to both in-hospital and retail patients.

Effective medication safety management - report 100% of medication incidents and develop and implement remedial actions as appropriate; report 100% of pharmacy alerts and develop and implement remedial action and complete a trends analysis quarterly

Effective quality management systems - participate in the implementation and compliance to LHC quality management systems; Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards; participate in achieving required customer service levels in the pharmacy and wards; implement pharmacy quality initiatives

Effective financial management - participate in achieving hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy

Effective product management - participate in the active management of cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget; contribute to product conversion and utilization in keeping with the Excellence for Life initiative, build effective working relationships with doctors and suppliers, achieve optimal system utilisation, section 21 stock management

Effective asset management - actively participate in achieving stock control/targets;

Effective people management - participate in Pharmacist Assistant programmes as appropriate

Involvement in the AMS programme including daily ward rounds

Performing on call, late shift, weekend and public holiday duties as per duty roster.




Pharm / Dip.Pharm / B.Sc Pharm

Registered as a pharmacist with the SAPC

Relevant clinical knowledge and experience to the critical outputs

Hospital related experience will be advantageous.

Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council

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

Knowledge of pharmaceutical legislation

Pharmaceutical product knowledge

Computer proficiency



Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail


Motivating and developing people

Engaging diversity

Verbal and written communication skills

Influencing skills

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Action orientation

Good interpersonal skills

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