Western Cape Dept of Health – Pharmacist Internship 2019

Employment Type: Contract
Reference No: MHS15/2019
Location: Emergency and Clinical Support (Directorate: Pharmacy Services)

All applicants are to submit a comprehensive CV with referral letters from 3 referees and a covering letter clearly stating a minimum of 5 institutions in the order of preference posts as advertised. If the applicant does not select 5 institutions their application will not be considered. Certified copies of Matric Certificate, Identity Document, University academic record for the 3 years of study and South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) student registration certificate. All short listed candidates will undergo a technical competency test.

Candidates who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application / on appointment. This concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration status).

Knowledge of and ability to comply with applicable legislation. National and Provincial Health Policies, Pharmacy Acts and Laws. Ability to work accurately under pressure and maintain a high standard of professionalism. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Computer literacy. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Leadership by demonstrating initiative in addressing problems. Provision of Pharmaceutical Care, including prescription evaluation, dispensing of medication and provision of information to ensure patient compliance and therapeutic success. Effective medicine supply management to ensure the safe and reliable procurement, storage, control and distribution of quality pharmaceuticals. Adherence to policies, procedures and expenditure control. Assist with the training, education and development of pharmacy staff and other health workers, and promotion of Public health. Quality Management by demonstrating compliance with National Core Standards, Occupational Health & Safety control and good Pharmacy practices.

Ms D Frieslaar, tel. no. (021) 483 6197.

Registration with a Professional Council:
Registration with a Professional Council (SAPC) as a Pharmacy Student

Inheren Requirement of the Job:
Registration with SAPC as a Pharmacist Intern by 1 January 2020.

Senior Certificate (or equivalent). University academic record for the 3 years of study.

R350817 Annual salary plus 37% in lieu of service benefits.

Starting Date:
2019-05-24 12:00:00 AM

Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.

How to Apply: Apply Online Here.

Closing Date: 2019-06-21 12:00:00 AM.