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Head of Pharmacy

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Cape Town Northern Suburbs
SalaryR660k – R480k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBachelor/Masters in Pharmacy or equivalent
Experience7 - 10 Years

Job Description

A vacancy has become available for a well-experienced and SAPC registered Pharmacy Manager to take on the role of Head of Pharmacy within a leading hospital group.


Bachelor/Masters in Pharmacy or equivalent

7 – 10 Years pharmaceutical experience

Minimum of 3 years hospital pharmacy management experience

Ability to work on standby

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Salary will vary according to current salary package/years of experience/qualifications etc.


Review pharmacy licenses

Optimization of wholesaler relationship that is in place in the hospital

Group Purchasing Organization contracts adherence to ensure the best drug costs possible are obtained and maximize any rebates available to the hospital

Review and update Policies and Procedures consistent with ever-changing accreditation standards delivery of care needs

Assessment of Performance Improvement Programs to ensure patient safety and continual interdepartmental efficiencies

Assessment of Drug Usage Evaluation Program to meet and exceed accreditation standards

Assessment of Clinical Services and Training to ensure successful on-going clinical programs

Operational assistance, oversight and training to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, JCAHO requirements, and state and federal regulation

Assurance of continuing and uninterrupted Pharmacy leadership

Periodic reports for and meetings with administration to highlight departmental activities, successes, opportunities, and future activities

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 571 7307 or alternatively call on 021 551 8638.

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