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Netcare Greenacres Hospital: Pharmacy Internship October 2018

Netcare seeks to hire two Pharmacy Interns at Greenacres Hospital. During the 12 month fixed term period: The Pharmacy Intern will be responsible for the provision of medication and supplementary services to patients and members of the healthcare team under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist.

The incumbent will also assume responsibility for meeting patients’ needs in a responsible, satisfactory and cost- effective manner.

Key work output and accountabilities

  • Dispensing in and out patient prescriptions under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist.
  • Provision of a drug information service.
  • Assiting in ethical stock order, stock control and stock counts.
  • Implementation of controls to enforce GPP and SOPs to monimise risks.
  • Maintain effective relationships with key role players.
  • To dispense retail prescriptions and counsel patients under the supervision.
  • Communicating professionally and handling queries as per policy.
  • Assisting with stock take, stock control and expired stock removal from shelves.
  • To assist/offer advice on the use, side-effects, contra-indications and storage of medication.
  • Willingness to be involved in ward pharmacy and antibiotic stewardship.
  • Administrative Tasks and tidiness of Pharmacy.
  • Will be required to work week-ends and shifts according to operational requirements.
  • Provision of in-service training to wards/staff as required.


  • A relevant Pharmaceutical qualification (B Pharm. Degree or Dip Pharm)
  • Registration with the SA Pharmacy Council
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, E-mail, SAP and Internet)
  • Work experience in a Hospital Pharmacy advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of private hospital and retail pharmacy business operations.
  • Knowledge of medical aids advantageous

How to apply

Applications close on 19 October 2015

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to email a detailed CV to Elizabeth Laing at [email protected] or altenatively fax application details to 0413907088.

Via – Netcare