08 June 2020

WC Department of Health Pharmacist Internship 2020

The Western Cape Department of Health has a contract opportunity for a Pharmacist Intern who is committed to delivering high standards of patient care and service excellence.

  • Grade 12 / Senior Certificate (or equivalent). University academic record for the 3 years of study.
  • 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. 
  • All duties will be performed under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist.
Ms D Frieslaar, tel. no. (021) 483 6197.
Registration with SAPC as a Pharmacist Intern by 1 January 2021.
Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) as a Pharmacy Student.
R 350 817 per annum A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual's personal needs.

  Location: Groote Schuur Hospital, Tygerberg Hospital, Red Cross Hospital, Worcester Hospital, George Hospital, Stellenbosch Hospital, Eerste River Hospital, Karl Bremer Hospital, Victoria Hospital, Khayelitsha Hospital, Kraaifontein CHC, Lady Michaelis CHC, Vanguard CHC, Mitchell’s Plain CHC and Bishop Lavis CHC
Closing date: 2020/06/19

All applicants are to submit a comprehensive CV with referral letters from 3 referees. All applicants should indicate 5 institutions of preference, but may be placed at other institutions, depending on the availability of posts. 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.
The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.

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