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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