AngloAmerican: Pharmacy Assistant

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Our thermal coal business has operations in South Africa and Colombia, and we have a strong standing in both the export and domestic markets. While much of our coal is used for power generation, it also fuels a range of other industries. A part of Anglo American, we are helping to build the leading global mining company.

  Anglo American Thermal Coal (South Africa)
  Witbank Shared Service
Closing date:  30 July 2013


The role:

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • The successful incumbent will be responsible for the provision of pharmaceutical and supplementary services to Anglo American Thermal Coal Health Services, on a permanent basis :
  • The Pharmacist Assistant will also assume responsibility for quality, cost-effective procurement of Ethical & Surgical stock and ensure the maintenance of Propharm Central Management.
  • The Pharmacist Assistant will be a member of the Healthcare team under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist.
  • Perform the operational duties as per scope of practice
  • Processing, Dispensing and crediting of prescriptions
  • The distribution and control of stock or scheduled substances
  • The ordering of medicine, scheduled substances and surgical stock
  • The provision of instructions regarding the correct usage, possible side effects and proper storage of medication supplied
  • The timeously charging, replacement and checking of the Emergency Cupboard
  • The receiving, unpacking, checking and packing of stock received, including handling of credits
  • Processing of invoices and credit notes
  • Assists in all aspects of cyclical and quarterly stock takes, including variance investigation and training opportunities
  • Monitoring of expiry dates and management of obsolete and dead stock
  • Ongoing participation in CPD ( Continuous Professional Development ) events
  • Knowledge of Anglo Doc regarding applicable policies and procedures
  • Ensure effective relationships within the Pharmacy as well as between the Pharmacy and all other Departments
  • Any other task that the line manager may deem necessary for the efficient operation of the Pharmacy


  • High regard to Safety, Regulations and Standards and proven safety record
  • Grade 12 (Matric) qualification
  • Qualification as a Pharmacist Assistant – Post Basic –
  • Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council\
  • Sound knowledge of Retail and/or Hospital Pharmacy will be an advantage
  • Computer literacy is essential and a sound knowledge and experience in all Microsoft Office packages will be an advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the Health Services Team
  • Availability on a rotational basis for after hours, weekend and public holidays
  • Willing to work overtime when required
  • Motivated and willing to be part of a high performing team
  • In possession of a Certificate of Fitness or be able to obtain it
  • Self-imposing standards of excellence
  • Continuous quality improvement regarding outputs

How to Apply:




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