Pharmacist (until Nov 2020)

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Pharmacist (until Nov 2020)

A Pharmacist (until Nov 2020) vacancy is available at our Client, Wits Health Consortium in Mthatha - Eastern Cape.

Background


Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited ("WHC") is a wholly owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences.
WHC provides Faculty with a legal framework within which to operate the research and other activities necessary to support its academic objectives.
In addition WHC offers a range of products and services to the Academics conducting these activities in order to assist with the management thereof.


Main purpose of the job



  • To manage a registered Pharmacy specialising in clinical research and ensuring that medication is effectively mixed and dispensed to clinical trial patients


Location



  • NeMACRU, Mthatha


Key performance areas



  • Manage and maintain a registered Pharmacy

  • Manage the Pharmacy in accordance with ICH GCP and GPP guidelines

  • Formalise and implement standard operating procedures

  • Attend to sponsor or Pharmacy queries via email or face-to-face meetings

  • Manage and control the labeling of all drugs and generation of patient labels

  • Interpret prescriptions and dispense medicines accordingly

  • Oversee the replacement of all medication and consumables

  • Mix and dispense trial medications timeously and accurately to patients using the centralised patient scheduling process

  • Quality control drug accountability

  • Administer process and file relevant documentation

  • Manage and oversee the Pharmacy’s stock

  • Orders medicines (scheduled, cold chain, comparative, concomitant and basic) from suppliers to ensure sufficient stock

  • Check invoices prior to processing payment

  • Manage the packing and labeling of medicines

  • Administer, process and file relevant documentation


Required minimum education and training



  • B.Pharmacy degree  

  • Certification in good clinical practice (GCP) will be an advantage 

  • Valid driver’s license preferable


Required minimum work experience



  • Minimum 3 years’ experience

  • Clinical trial environment experience would be an advantage


Professional body registration



  • South African Pharmacy Council


Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities



  • Ordered and systematic with strict compliance to protocols

  • Be tactful, respectful and maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to prioritise own work load and work to tight time scales

  • Sound knowledge on drugs and mixing procedures 

  • Attention to detail 

  • Exceptional organisational and administrative skills are required together with working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Able to exercise discretion and independent decision-making 

  • Communicate effectively with patients, management, clinicians and suppliers

  • Work as part of the multidisciplinary team to ensure good patient care

  • Work effectively, co-operatively and amicably with patients and staff

  • Display a concern for patients and willingness to respond to patients’ needs and requirements 


TO APPLY



  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV - Please Apply Online


  • Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.


  • The closing date for all applications is 11 December 2019.





  • Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.

  • Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.

  • In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.


Please note that AJ PERSONNEL is only responsible for the advertising of the advertisement on behalf of their client Wits Health Consortium.


AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position.


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