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DPKISMH58/2023 (X1 POST)
Component: Pharmaceutical Services
SALARY : R990 066 per annum, all-inclusive salary package. All-inclusive package
consists of 70% basic salary and 30% flexible portion that may be structured
in terms of the applicable rules.)
CENTRE : Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent. Bachelor of Pharmacy or Equivalent qualification in
Pharmacy. Current registration with South African Pharmacy Council as a
Pharmacist (2023). Minimum of five (5) years appropriate experience after
registration as a Pharmacist with SAPC. Unendorsed Valid code B Driver’s
License (code 8). Certificate of service endorsed by Human Resource
Department must be produced on or before the day of the interview.

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Recommendation: Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
and MS Outlook) as well as knowledge and experience in RX Solution. Two
(2) years of supervisory experience in the public sector will be an added
advantage. Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competence Required:
Knowledge of public sector pharmacy, as well as relevant acts, regulations,
District Health System, Ideal Hospital Framework, National Core Standards,

EML, Good Pharmacy Practice, policies and procedures, and the National
Drug Policy. Sound understanding of Procurement reforms and the CCMDD
program. Sound knowledge of legislation relating to pharmaceutical practice
in South Africa. Good communication, leadership, motivational, decisionmaking, team building, ethical, operational, professional and supervisory skills.
Knowledge of the principles, functioning and operation of a PTC and AntiMicrobial Stewardship. Knowledge of Human Resource Management, staff
training and development and financial management. Problem solving skills.

Financial and budgetary knowledge. Commitment to service excellence,
together with innovative and analytical thinking based on sound ethical and
legal principles. Effective, planning, organizational, managerial and
interpersonal skills. Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
and MS Outlook) as well as knowledge and experience in RX Solution.
Knowledge of Drug Supply Management and Clinical practice. Ability to work
independently and as part of a team with other role players.

DUTIES : Provision of pharmaceutical services in accordance with legislation and
provisions of The National Drug Policy. Deputise Deputy Pharmacy Manager
when required. Effective medicine supply management and stock control of
Pharmaceuticals. Leadership of the relevant sections including financial
management, budgetary control, Medicine supply management and Human
Resource Management. Assist with formulation of protocols, procedures and
guidelines for efficient and cost-effective pharmaceutical service. Participate

in various committees including Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and
Antibiotic Stewardship Program. Assist with control of over expenditure,
budget utilisation and develop strategies to prevent wastage of
pharmaceuticals and other resources. Maintain accurate records, prepare
financial reports and statistics. Engage in effective communication with health
care workers, patients and caregivers. Provide necessary orientation, training,
discipline and conflict resolution for all staff. Participation in Quality

Improvement Programmes for Pharmacy and conduct Clinical Audits. Ensure
that Pharmacy department complies with SAPC, Ideal hospital framework and
OHSC standards. Maintain discipline and deal with Labour Relations issues in
terms of laid down policies and procedures. Ensure implementation,
monitoring and evaluation of EPMDS in the operational area. Perform
overtime duty when necessary and standby duty. Liaise with external
stakeholders on pharmaceutical and Management issues.

ENQUIRIES : Ms ENN Makhanya – Deputy Manager (Pharmaceutical Services) Tel No:
(031) 530 1410
APPLICATIONS : To be hand delivered to 310 Bhejane Street (Hospital Gate Number 2)
Kwamashu or Emailed to: pixley.recruitment@kznhealth.gov.za
FOR ATTENTION : Deputy Director: HRM

NOTE : The following documents must be submitted, Application for employment form
(Z83), which is obtainable at any Government Department or form websitewww.kznhealth.gov.za. No attachments on application, only Z83 and CV.
Applications must be submitted on or before the closing date. The reference
number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83 e.g.
DPKISMH58/2023. NB: Failure to comply with the above instruction will
disqualify applicants. Please note that due to the number of applications

anticipated, applications will not be acknowledged. Correspondence will be
limited to short listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within
two months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful. The appointment is subject to positive outcome
obtained from NIA to the following checks (security clearance, credit records,
qualification, citizenship and previous experience employment verifications
and verification from the company Intellectual Property (CIPC). The

Department reserves the right not to fill the post (s). Applicants in possession
of a foreign qualification must produce an evaluation certificate from the South
African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on or before the day of the interview.
Non- RSA Citizens/Permanent Residents/Work Permit holders must submit
documentary proof together on or before the day of the interview. This
Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative employer, whose aim is to
promote representivity in all levels of all occupational categories in the
Department. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post.
CLOSING DATE : 03 November 2023

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