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Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant, South Africa

South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa
Last update 2024-07-20
Expires 2024-08-20
ID #2232736924
Free
Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant, South Africa
South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa,
Modified July 8, 2024

Description

Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant Right To Care 2023-06-29 Gauteng Job Ref #: RTC-119 Industry: Pharmaceutical And Medical/Healthcare Job Type: Contract Positions Available: 1 We are hiring X1 Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant to support vaccine logistics and distribution processes to enable COVID-19 vaccines to be integrated into the routine immunization services in the district.

Job Description We are hiring X1 Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant to support vaccine logistics and distribution processes to enable COVID-19 vaccines to be integrated into the routine immunization services in the district.

Programme Outcomes Working in a TA team handling all the pharmaceutical supply chain requirements, working with the pharmacist in charge of the TA teams Ensure the availability and efficient management of vaccine stocks and waste management through real-time data Improve accuracy and compliance of SVS reporting through training Advise and train on vaccine expiry date management and associated waste management Support the implementation of the ideal pharmacy at the facility level Identify training needs for good pharmacy practices and provide training Ongoing coordination of cold-chain support activities, including gaps identification, training Working in a TA team handling all the pharmaceutical supply chain requirements, working with the pharmacist in charge of the TA teams Ensure the availability and efficient management of vaccine stocks and waste management through real-time data Improve accuracy and compliance of SVS reporting through training Advise and train on vaccine expiry date management and associated waste management Support the implementation of the ideal pharmacy at the facility level Identify training needs for good pharmacy practices and provide training Ongoing coordination of cold-chain support activities, including gaps identification, training Vaccine Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Distribution Ordering of stock and vaccines from the main supplier or the pharmaceutical depot.

Distribution of ancillary stock and vaccines from the supplier to the pharmacy and clinics Receive stock and ensure storage of medication and vaccines paying attention to batch numbers and expiry dates.

Store medication according to storage requirements and temperatures.

Perform temperature control daily for relevant medication.

Conduct daily, weekly or bi-weekly stock takes and complete relevant inventory forms and reporting systems as may be required.

Check stock dates and if expired, remove from shelves for disposal.

Inform and advise the Pharmacist of stock to be ordered and stock rotations.

Cold Chain Management and Maintenance Support the pharmacist with conducting cold chain equipment surveys and facility assessments to determine cold chain capacity.

Ensure that proper temperature monitoring tools for vaccine distribution to clinics and secondary sites are available and used appropriately.

Conduct training on appropriate use of cold chain equipment Ensure compliance to SOPs and guidelines for cold chain equipment.

Data control Entering of data on the pharmacy data system Preparing of the monthly reports Comparison of Pharmacy data to EVDS data and taking appropriate action.

Effective self-management and performance ownership Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrate effective self management.

Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.

Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.

Take ownership for driving own career development by participating in ongoing training and development activities such as workshops, forums, conferences etc.

Participate and give input in ad hoc projects and initiatives.

Job Requirements Required minimum education and training.

Grade 12 and a Certificate as Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant (1 years) Required minimum work experience Completion of in-service training and examination as required by above certification

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Post basic pharmacist assistant

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