POST BASIC PHARMACIST ASSISTANTS X 10 POSTS

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote
representivity in all occupational categories in the department.
APPLICATIONS : Applications to be forwarded to: The Human Resources Department, Greys
Hospital Private Bag x 9001, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
FOR ATTENTION : Mrs. M. Chandulal
CLOSING DATE : 08 June 2018
NOTE : Directions to Candidates: The following documents must be submitted:
Application for employment form (Z83) which is obtainable at any Government
Department OR website; Certified copies of highest educational qualifications
and professional registration certificate- not copies of certified copies.
Curriculum Vitae and certified ID copy. Failure to comply with the above
instructions will disqualify applicants. The circular minute number / reference
must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83 e.g GS 23/18.
Please note due to large numbers of applications we envisage to receive,
applicants will not be acknowledged. Communication will only be entered into
with candidates that have been short-listed. If you have not heard from us two
months after the closing date, please consider your application as being
unsuccessful. The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from
the State security Agency (SSA) to the following checks (security clearance,
credit records, qualifications, citizenship and previous employment
verifications and verification from the Company Intellectual Property (CIPC).

OTHER POST: OFFICE ASSISTANT

POST 21/71 : POST BASIC PHARMACIST ASSISTANTS X 10 POSTS
SALARY : R146 688 – R167 712 Qualified Basic Pharmacist Assistant
R183 381 – R206 574 Qualified Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant
CENTRE : Mahlutshini Clinic Ref No: UMG01/06/18 (x 1 Post)
Incwadi Clinic Ref No: UMG01/07/18 (x 1 Post)
Nxamalala Clinic Ref No: UMG01/08/18 (x 1 Post)
Mbuthisweni clinic Ref No: UMG01/09/18 (x 1 Post)
Ndaleni Clinic Ref No: UMG01/10/18 (x 1 Post)
Phatheni Clinic Ref No: UMG01/11/18 (x 1 Post)
Ngubeni Clinic Ref No: UMG01/12/18 (x 1 Post)
Ntembeni clinic Ref No: UMG01/13/18 (x 1 Post)
KwaPata Clinic Ref No: UMG01/14/18 (x 1 Post)
Songonzima Clinic Ref No: G01/15/18 (x 1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : Basic Pharmacist Assistant: Matric certificate, Current Registration with South
African Pharmacy Council as Basic Pharmacist Assistant. Less than 12
months working experience as a Qualified Basic Pharmacist Assistant After
registration with SAPC as a Pharmacist Assistant (Basic). Proof of SAPC
annual fees payment. Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant: Matric certificate.
Current registration With South African Pharmacy Council as Pharmacist
Assistant (Post Basic). Plus less than 5 years experience after registration with
SAPC as a Pharmacist Assistant (post Basic). Proof of SACP annual fees
payment. Recommendation: Minimum 6 months Primary Health Care
experience (for both Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant and Basic Pharmacist
Assistant). Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Basic
knowledge of numeracy. Hygiene and cleanliness, infection control. Basic
Health and safety matters. Basic knowledge of medical and dispensing
process. Good interpersonal relations. Ability to work under pressure. Ability
to communicate effectively.
DUTIES : Perform all duties in accordance with the scope of practice, regulations and
standard operating procedures. Be responsible for ordering, receiving proper
storage of general and themo-labile medicines. Issuing of medicines to
consultation rooms. Management of chronic medication dispensed by the
supporting hospitals. Be responsible for running the electronic system or
manual system for stock management. Ensure proper stock managementstock
rotation, expiry checks, stock take, stock levels and stock security.
Prepare medicines for delivery and issuing of medicine parcels to patient in
support to mobile clinics, ARV and TB clinics as well as WBOT’S. Provide basic
PHC education and counselling to patients on safe and effective use of
medication. Collect and maintain the necessary records, statistics and
information. Maintain good housekeeping (infection control and prevention) in
the pharmaceutical environment. Co-ordinate CCMDD project between the
patient, Health facilities and Pick up Points. Promote and educate the patients
and clients on CCMDD related issues. Handle queries from patients regarding
CCMDD.
ENQUIRIES : Ms BT Biyela Tel No: 033 897 1061
APPLICATIONS : All applications should be forwarded to: The District Director Umgungundlovu
Health District, Private Bag X 9124, Pietermaritzburg; 3200 Or Hand Deliver
to: 171 Hoosen Hafeejee Street (Burg Street); Pietermaritzburg.
FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource Practices
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Application for Employment
form (Z83) which must be originally signed and dated. The application form
(Z83) must be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of
certificates, Identity Document and Driver’s Licence (not copies of previously
certified copies). The Reference Number must be indicated in the column (Part
A) provided thereof on the Z83 form. Failure to comply with the above
instructions will disqualify applicants. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not
be accepted. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post.
The appointments are subject to positive outcomes obtained from the State
Security Agency (SSA) to the following checks (security clearance (vetting),
criminal clearance, credit records, citizenship), verification of Educational
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Qualifications by SAQA, verification of previous experience from Employers
and verification from the Company Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).
Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment is
received within 3 months after the closing date, they must accept that their
applications were unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where
applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.
Preference will be given to African males all applicants who have previously
applied are at liberty to apply again
CLOSING DATE : 08 June 2018

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