POST : PHARMACY SUPERVISOR GRADE 1
INSTITUTITON : NGWELEZANA TERTIARY HOSPITAL
REFERENCE NO : NGWE 75/2023
DEPARTMENT : PHARMACY
REMUNERATION : R 906 540.00 – R961 614.00
OTHER BENEFITS : All-inclusive salary package per annum (70% of basic salary and 30% benefits i.e.
flexible portion that can be structured in terms of applicable rules). 12% In-hospitable area
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST:
Senior Certificate / Grade 12 or equivalent
Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy that lead to registration with Pharmacy Council as Pharmacist
Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council as Pharmacist (2023)
Four years’ experience after registration with SAPC as a Pharmacist
Initial and Current registration) with SAPC as a Pharmacist.
Proof of current and previous working experience endorsed by Human Resource department (certificate of service).
Applicants must submit confirmation letter of relevant experience from their supervisors in an official letterhead of
the employer when they apply.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Knowledge of Acts, current Health and Public Service Legislation, regulations and policies and the ability to comply
with applicable legislations.
Understanding and knowledge of policies and procedures including Good Pharmacy Practice, National Drug Policy,
Essential Drug List and Standard Treatment Guidelines.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, computer skills, project and time management skill.
Sound planning and organising and administrative skills
Ability to be part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team
Commitment to service excellence, good supervisory, analytical and team building skills
Appropriate clinical and theoretical knowledge
Computer literacy with a proficiency in MS Office Software applications.
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:-
Provide accurate, efficient, comprehensive and cost-effective Pharmaceutical Services in line with the
National, Provincial and District strategies and priorities.
Assist with the formulation and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for Pharmaceutical services and
ensure they are in line with current statutory regulations and policy guidelines.
Provide leadership, management and support to all staff under his/her supervision
Ensure rational use of all resources
Provide and supervise training programs (Pharmacist Interns and Pharmacy Support personnel)
Assist in co-ordination of activities of Essential Medicines Program including Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
and other hospital committees.
Conduct services assessment and implement quality improvement programs.
Liaise with other stakeholders within and outside the department of health such as other hospital management teams,
Health District Office on Pharmaceutical and management issues.
Assist with translation and operationalize current national, provincial and district strategic plans.
Ensure that cost effective pharmaceutical service delivery is maintained within the hospital.
Maintain discipline and deal with grievances and Labour Relations issues in terms of the laid down procedures and
Provide pharmaceutical advice to patients and professional colleagues.
Assist in compilation of monthly financial and other reports as required by Pharmacy Manager or his delegate.
Ensure compliance with policies and procedures relating to cost effective procurement, storage, control and
distribution of pharmaceuticals.
Act in a supervisory role for pharmacists, interns and pharmacist assistants and deputies for Pharmacy manager or
Assistant manager as deemed necessary
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Collate and analyse statistics and compile reports for Pharmacy management.
Perform overtime duty when necessary and do calls (Standby duty)
Ensure implementation, monitoring and evaluation of EPMDS in the operational area.