Directorate: Pharmacy

SALARY: R208 383 – R234 738 per annum (Level 06)

CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)

REQUIREMENTS: Qualification of Post-Basic Pharmacist Assistant. Registration with the SAPC as a Qualified Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant. Sound verbal and written communication skills. Sound organisational and planning skills. High level of reliability and ability to handle confidentiality. Ability to act with tact and discretion and handle conflict. Good telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure and to take initiative and in a team. Knowledge of public service legislation, policies and procedures.

DUTIES: Assist with control of stock both ordering, receiving and the distribution of medicines in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures and legislation. Assist with the compounding, manipulation or preparation of non-sterile or sterile medicine or scheduled substances according to a formula and standard operating procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist; Assist with the manufacturing of non-sterile or sterile medicine or scheduled substances according to a formula and standard operating procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist; The re-packaging of medicine; The distribution and control of stock of Schedule 1 to Schedule 7 medicines or scheduled substances; the ordering of medicine and scheduled substances up to and including Schedule 7 according to an instruction of a person authorised in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 101 of 1965, To purchase or obtain such medicine or scheduled substances; The reading and preparation of a prescription, the selection, manipulation or compounding of the medicine, the labelling and supply of the medicine in an appropriate container following the interpretation and evaluation of the prescription by a pharmacist; the provision of instructions regarding the correct use of medicine supplied; and the provision of information to individuals in order to promote health. Adhere Good pharmacy practice guidelines as published in the rules of the SAPC. Adhere to timelines. Be willing to undergo continuous training and development programmes. Attend meeting and training as approved by the supervisor.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. S. Dikgang Tel No: (011) 933 8797/8843/9864

APPLICATIONS: Applications should be hand-delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8 am and 3 pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form and must complete in full, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All experience indicating the position, institution and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Documents to be attached are ID document, copies of qualification/s including matric and relevant council registration certificate and proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 of which one must be immediate supervisor,(the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary); identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). CHBAH also reserves the right to cancel the filling of Vacancy or not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 05 March 2021

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