Pharmacist Assistant

at Life Fourways Hospital
Location Cedar Ave West &, Cedar Rd, Fourways, Johannesburg,, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg



A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist Assistant based at Life Fourways Hospital, reporting to Carey MacColl, 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

Supplying of medication to the wards and theatre on requisitions and assist with management of all pharmaceuticals within the hospital under supervision of a pharmacist

Controlling inventory (ethical and surgical).

Assisting in aggressively managing dead stock in the hospital.

Stock-take, cycle counts and investigation of variances

Processing of patient credits.

Replenishing the emergency cupboard.

Unpacking ethical and surgical stock, checking expiries and invoices

Ensuring that the security protocols are adhered to.

Maintaining high ethical and professional standards.




Grade 12 with Mathematics and Life Sciences

Qualification as a Post Basic Pharmacist assistant and registration with the Pharmacy Council

Relevant clinical knowledge and experience to the critical outputs

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

Knowledge of pharmaceutical legislation

Pharmaceutical product knowledge

Computer proficiency (MS office)

Competent in using Unisolve ®

Knowledge of SAP advantageous

Life Healthcare has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in place which requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated.




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail


Verbal & written communication skills

Influencing skills

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Motivating and developing people

Organisational awareness

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Action orientation


Interested candidates can send their CV