Dischem Vacancies Pietermaritzburg – Dispensary Manager

Website Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Description:

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a Dispensary Manager for their Woodburn store, Manage and supervise the dispensary, including self-medication and staff. Ensure the provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for the patients’ related needs, and being accountable for meeting these needs


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure expired stock is regularly disposed of and kept separate to usable stock
  • Explain all medical aid costs to patients
  • Ensure Schedule 6 medication is locked away, and that the register is maintained and balanced quarterly
  • Provide accurate instructions to patients regarding the correct use of medicine supplied
  • Prepare for stocktake in advance
  • Maintain stock levels
  • Maintain customer profiles on the system
  • Ensure dispensary and self-medication areas are adequately staffed, and that staff work within their scope of practice
  • Process all paperwork for accurate submission of claims to medical aids
  • Ensure accurate picking/packing/labeling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions
  • Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner, and within the legal requirements in accordance with the SAPC
  • Follow stock ordering process to reach maximum purchasing compliance
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing
  • Capture script details accurately and verify patients’ details on the system
  • Ensure no expired/short-dated stock is held
  • Ensure Good Pharmacy Practice rules regulations are adhered to by staff
  • Ensure negative stock is investigated and managed daily
  • Ensure authorisation of chronic, HIV and AIDS, and oncology medication
  • Ensure SAPC registration and annual registration fees are kept up to date

Job Requirements:

  • English and second language – Read, write and speak
  • SAP experience
  • Registered tutor
  • Ability to train other staff members
  • Basic dosing and important drug interaction
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Unisolv experience
  • Previous management experience of at least 7 staff
  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
  • Conflict management
  • Strong command of the English language and a second language
  • Third additional language
  • Supervisor experience, and able to lead by example
  • E-scripting experience
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Customer service/focus
  • Experience in supervising staff
  • BPharm / equivalent qualification
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Good communication skills, listening
  • Relevant retail/ FMCG experience

Job Details:

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pietermaritzburg

Application Deadline: N/A


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