CITY OF TSHWANE: 34 x BASIC PHARMACIST ASSISTANTS

The City of Tshwane renders comprehensive primary healthcare services at its clinics. The service
requires medicine to be available and dispensed to patients as prescribed by authorised clinicians. These
requirements can be met by the employment of post basic pharmacist assistants (PBPA).
This initiative is in support of the National Health Insurance (NHI) pilot programme that aims to improve
access to high-quality public sector healthcare services.

QUALIFYING CRITERIA
– Must be in a possession of a Grade 12 certificate
– Must be registered with the South African Pharmacy Council as a Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant
– Must be acquainted with standard operating procedures and policies of institutional pharmacy and
primary healthcare standard treatment guidelines
– Must have current working experience at Primary Health Care facilities
– No criminal record or dismissal for misconduct at previous place(s) of work

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS TO BE PERFORMED PER DAY, FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY
The Post Basic Pharmacist Assistant will be expected to work under indirect supervision and still work
within the scope of practice, performing the following duties:
• Facilitating stock control
• Ensuring proper storage of medicine
• Dispensing medicine
• Ensuring appropriate use of medicine
• Undertaking dispensary administrative functions
• Participating in pharmacy education programmes
• Supporting Ward Based Outreach Teams (WBOT) services in the community

REMUNERATION
R 110 per hour

ENQUIRIES: Ria Pretorius at 012 358 8769
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CLOSING DATE: 20 JUNE 2018 at 15:00

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