Manager Pharmaceutical Services Deputy

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU NATAL DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REF NO: PHARM 02/2018
SALARY : R920 703 per annum (all inclusive package) 12% Inhospitable Allowance
CENTRE : Ladysmith Regional Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 29 June 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior certificate/Grade 12 or equivalent.
Basic qualification accredited with the SAPC that allows registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist.
Registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist.
Current registration (2018) with the SAPC as a Pharmacist.
A minimum of 5 years appropriate experience after registration as a pharmacist with the SAPC (excluding community service), Plus Three years (3) managerial experience in a Pharmaceutical environment.
Certificate of service endorsed by Human Resource Department.
Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Extensive knowledge of Pharmaceutical Services, Policies and procedures.
Extensive experience in the Management of a Pharmacy.
Good communication, team building, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
Ability to work under pressure and co-ordinate productivity in the section.
Ability and willingness to supervise, tutor and train staff.
Knowledge of Financial Management.
Knowledge of Human Resource Management.
Appropriate clinical and theoretical knowledge.
Understanding of relevant Acts, Regulations, the Essential Drug Program and National Drug Policy.
Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) including knowledge and experience in Rx Solutions.
Knowledge of the principles, functions and operations of a Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics 58 committee.
Good understanding of the ARV treatment program.
Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles
DUTIES :
Overall responsibility for pharmaceutical service delivery at Ladysmith hospital and surrounding clinics in line with statutory requirements, KwaZulu Natal regulations and circulars.
Implementation of the Good Pharmacy Practice Rules.
Manage and ensure effective drug supply management (Procurement, storage, control and distribution of pharmaceuticals) for ARV and general medicines in the hospital.
Formulate policies and procedures for Pharmaceutical services and ensure they are in accordance with current statutory regulations and guidelines.
Responsible for Human Resources Management and Development and Financial Management in the Pharmacy Department.
Responsible for Pharmaceutical expenditure which includes monitoring, evaluation and analysis of expenditure trends and implement strategies to control expenditure.
Conduct service assessments, develop and implement a quality improvement program for the Pharmacy.
Manage and provide professional advisory services to other healthcare workers, including training and development of pharmacy staff.
Compile reports for submission to the Hospital Management, District Office and Head Office.
Represent the pharmacy department at management level (meetings, strategic planning) and control and manage resources within the pharmacy.
Assist the Medical Manager with co-ordination of the Hospital Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics committee

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