Friday, 16 October 2015

Pharmacy Interns at Netcare Greenacres Hospital 2015

Netcare seeks to hire two Pharmacy Interns at Greenacres Hospital. During the 12 month fixed term period: The Pharmacy Intern will be responsible for the provision of medication and supplementary services to patients and members of the healthcare team under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist.
The incumbent will also assume responsibility for meeting patients’ needs in a responsible, satisfactory and cost- effective manner.Key work output and accountabilities

  • Dispensing in and out patient prescriptions under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist.

  • Provision of a drug information service.

  • Assiting in ethical stock order, stock control and stock counts.

  • Implementation of controls to enforce GPP and SOPs to monimise risks.

  • Maintain effective relationships with key role players.

  • To dispense retail prescriptions and counsel patients under the supervision.

  • Communicating professionally and handling queries as per policy.

  • Assisting with stock take, stock control and expired stock removal from shelves.

  • To assist/offer advice on the use, side-effects, contra-indications and storage of medication.

  • Willingness to be involved in ward pharmacy and antibiotic stewardship.

  • Administrative Tasks and tidiness of Pharmacy.

  • Will be required to work week-ends and shifts according to operational requirements.

  • Provision of in-service training to wards/staff as required.


  • A relevant Pharmaceutical qualification (B Pharm. Degree or Dip Pharm)

  • Registration with the SA Pharmacy Council

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, E-mail, SAP and Internet)

  • Work experience in a Hospital Pharmacy advantageous

  • Sound knowledge of private hospital and retail pharmacy business operations.

  • Knowledge of medical aids advantageous

How to apply

Applications close on 19 October 2015. Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to email a detailed CV to Elizabeth Laing at or alternatively fax application details to 0413907088.

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