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Pharmacy Health

Location:
Midrand, Gauteng, 1684, South Africa
Posted:
October 18, 2020

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TERTIARY EDUCATION

University: University of KwaZulu-Natal (Westville)

Year of Study: 2010 – 2014

Degree: Bachelor of Pharmacy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital - Johannesburg

Pharmacist (October 2018 – Present)

Responsibilities and Duties:

Interpretation and evaluation of prescriptions

Preparation and labelling of prescribed medicines

Provision of information and instructions to ensure safe use of medicines to the patients

Dispensing to in/out-patients and the ARV department

Advice regarding use of medication to members of the health team

Packing of medicine for the wards and monitoring medicine usage

Checking of the emergency cupboards and fridge

Regular checks of expired stock and disposal thereof

Writing-up reports of expired stock

Manufacturing of substances required by the hospital

Managing stock levels and ordering of stock

Handling, reporting and costing of expired stock

Perform buy-outs for items which may/may not reflect on the master procurement documents

Communicate with medical supply depot with regards to stock management

Calculate reorder levels of stock and order accordingly

Receiving and issuing stock

Participate in stock takes

Borrow and lend stock to other hospitals

Address queries regarding procurement and the pharmacy in general

Fresenius Kabi Warehouse and Distribution – Durban

Locum Pharmacist (May 2017 – September 2018)

Responsibilities and Duties:

Opening and closing of facility

Issuing and receiving stock

Management of schedule 5 and 6 drugs

Recording stock of the schedule 5 and 6 drugs

Balance schedule 5 and 6 record books

Dispensing of TPN orders

Dischem - Durban

Cytotoxic Mixing Pharmacist – Fixed Term Contract

(January 2018 – May 2018)

Responsibilities and Duties:

Ensure safe handling of hazardous oncology drugs

Managing stock and doing monthly stock takes

Ensuring all patients receive treatment on time

Mixing chemotherapy for ward patients

Community Service:

Bloemhof CHC (February 2016 – January 2017)

Responsibilities and Duties:

Implement staff codes, regulations, resolutions and other relevant legislation

Attend staff meetings

Procure pharmaceutical stock

Liaise with pharmaceutical companies, university and other hospital pharmacies

Monitor stock levels and expiry dates

Stock take every six months

Issue medicines to wards, out patients, clinics and emergency cupboards

Record pharmacist interventions

Design and print labels for pre-packed items

Advice regarding use of medication to patients and members of the health team

Evaluation and dispensing of individual prescriptions for in- and outpatients

Promoting public health

Communication with regional pharmacist and other members of the department of health

Internship:

King Edward VIII Hospital - Durban (January 2015 – December 2015)

Responsibilities and Duties:

Interpretation and evaluation of prescriptions

Preparation and labelling of prescribed medicines

Provision of information and instructions to ensure safe use of medicines to the patients

Receiving and storage of stock

Effective stock-control measures

Advice regarding use of medication to members of the health team

Calculation and reconstitution of cytotoxic medicine

Daily ward rounds and packing of medicine for the wards as well as monitoring the medicine usage

Weekly emergency cupboard checks

Regular checks of expired stock and disposal thereof

Manufacturing of syrups, ointments, creams and other medicines required by the hospital

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Computer Skills:

Rx solution

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Syspro

RDM

Personal Attributes:

Work well in a team as well as alone

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Proactive, hardworking and willing to go the extra mile

Attention to detail

Adaptable to dynamic work environments

CERTIFICATES AND TRAINING

Alpha Pharm Continuing Education Programme for Pharmacists (Completed with Distinction*)

MEMBERSHIPS

South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC): P37900, Reg. No. 24106

Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA): Member

REFERENCES

Cornel van Heerden

Pharmacy Supervisor

Bloemhof CHC (North West)

Contact number: 053-***-****

Ashnee Arjoon

Warehouse manager

Fresenius Kabi (Kwa-Zulu Natal)

Contact number: 083-***-****

PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Serena Bhagirathee

Gender: Female

Nationality: South African

Language: English

Contact no.: 074*******

Email: adg2zg@r.postjobfree.com



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