Pharmacist – Life Gaborone Private Hospital

Function: Pharmacy
Facility: Life Gaborone Private Hospital
Position: Pharmacist
A vacancy exists for a Pharmacist based at Life Gaborone Private Hospital, reporting to the Senior Pharmacist. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that quality pharmaceutical care services, financial objectives, legislative compliance requirements are achieved to the required standards.


Critical Outputs: Effective quality and medication safety management

  • Assist in implementing pharmacy best operating practice related to medication safety management with the objective of reducing medication incidents to below target.
  • Support and help implement pharmacy initiatives including antimicrobial stewardship.
  • Dispense medication accurately and participate in chemotherapy sterile preparations.
  • Drive customer satisfaction and pharmacy quality initiatives in area of influence.

Effective financial management

  • Identify areas of improvement in financial measures relating to pharmacy.
  • Build effective working relationships with doctors and other professional staff.

Effective asset management

  • Participate in the stock management process to achieve targets.

Effective systems management

  • Ensure optimum system utilisation.

Effective people management

  • Assist in training relevant staff on medicine management.
  • Provide direction and inspire positive work behaviour in team.
  • B.Pharm / MPharm / B.Sc Pharm
  • Current registration with Botswana Health professions Council
  • Understanding of operating structures and relationships within a hospital environment
  • Current pharmaceutical product knowledge as well as knowledge of pharmaceutical legislation
  • Computer proficiency (MS office)
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing skills
  • Action orientation


  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Visible leadership
  • Motivating and developing people
Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to apply by forwarding a comprehensive application and CV to; The Hospital Human Resource Manager; Life Gaborone Private Hospital  Private Bag Br 130 Gaborone,  by close of business on 17th  January 2017.                    


Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will responded to.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 17 January 2017