Pharmacy Jobs in South Africa

Life Healthcare Group (Pty) Ltd

Pharmacy Manager

Effective governance and medication risk management

  • Implement Pharmacy best operating practice related to medication safety management;
  • Ensure compliance with SAPC, DOH and LHC legal and professional standards.

Effective quality management

  • Drive enhanced performance in the Antimicrobial Stewardship and Clinical Pharmacy Programs in the hospital;
  • Drive optimised implementation of and compliance to the LHC quality management system;
  • Achieve required customer service levels, and drive continuous improvement.

Effective financial and asset management

  • Achieve hospital budgeted financial measures relating to pharmacy;
  • Actively manage the cost of sales of pharmaceuticals in line with revenue and budget;
  • Implement LHC pharmaceutical product conversions and cost efficiency opportunities;
  • Identify and implement initiatives to enhance cost effective care provision with optimal patient outcomes;
  • Build effective working relationships with doctors and the multifunctional hospital team;
  • Drive identified growth, sustainability and process efficiency initiatives;
  • Achieve stock management targets.

Effective people management

  • Demonstrate visible leadership aligned to the company values, operating model and strategy;
  • Recruit, retain, motivate and develop pharmacy staff;
  • Manage optimal performance of pharmacy staff to ensure delivery of critical outputs;
  • Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in the team.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • B.Pharm / Dip.Pharm, and current registration with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • Relevant private hospital experience
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, operating structures and relationships within a hospital environment
  • Proven leadership and people management experience
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office)

Competencies and personal attributes:

  • Strategic thinking
  • Leading by example
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience, drive and energy
  • Engaging diversity
  • Influencing skills
  • Business insight
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships and networking
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Motivating and developing people

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