PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: MPUMALANGA
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
The Department of Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote
representatively in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. Candidates whose
transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.
APPLICATIONS : All applications should be directed to: The Head of Department OR Private Bag X 11285
Nelspruit; 1200, Hand delivered to: Building No 3 Government Boulevard, Riverside
Park Ext 2, Nelspruit 1200
FOR ATTENTION : Ms Gugu Nkosi, Mr Michael Mlangeni or Mr Emmanuel Makokoropo
CLOSING DATE : 24 August 2018 (at 14h00 sharp) all applications received after the closing date and
time will NOT be entertained. Apply as early as possible to avoid disappointments,
NOTE : Application should be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any public services
Department and should be accompanied by recently certified copies of qualifications
(preferably within 3 months), ID/passport and curriculum vitae. Please quote the
CORRECT references on your form and where possible the station/Centre where the
post is. Please note: one application form per post. No faxed applications will be
accepted. NB: Candidates who are not contacted within 3 months after the closing date
must consider their applications as having been unsuccessful except for professional
posts, which will be finalised within 3 months. In line with the vetting strategy of the
Public Service, personal details of applicants will be verified during the selection should
be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any public services department and should
be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID/passport and curriculum vitae.
Please quote the references on your form and where possible the station/centre where
the post is. The Department reserves the right to amend / review / withdraw advertised
posts if by so doing, the best interest of the department will be well served. (People with
disabilities are requested to apply and indicate such in their application forms).
POST 32/108 : PHARMACY ASSISTANT (POST BASIC GR 1) REF NO: MPDOH/AUG/18/21
SALARY : R138 213 per annum
CENTRE : Bernice Samuel Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant qualification or equivalent. Registration with the SA
Pharmacy Council as a Pharmacist Assistant (Post Basic). Computer literate.
Experience will be a recommendation. Basic Communication and interpersonal skills.
Basic knowledge of pharmaceutical processes, knowledge of relevant legislation and
policies, record keeping and basic knowledge of drug supply management. Work
effectively as part of a team.
DUTIES : The incumbent of the post will work under direct/ indirect supervision of a Pharmacist.
Issue medication to patients and wards as per Prescription. Measuring and distribution
of stock to patients and wards. Prepacking, Informing patients on the correct use of
medicine. Receive, Read and check prescriptions for legality, authenticity and validity.
Stock control which includes receiving, issuing and maintenance of stock, bulk
compounding of stock in accordance with good Manufacturing Practice and Standard
Operating Procedures. Advice and support patients and other health care professionals
regarding pharmaceutical issues. Networking with all relevant stakeholders. Address
pharmacy vigilance. Stock control.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Glory Mokoene Tel No: 013 766 3340; Ms Dolly Khoza Tel No: 013 766 3087