ABOUT Life Entabeni:

Life Healthcare Group (previously called Afrox Healthcare), is South Africa’s biggest black-owned hospital operator and second biggest private hospital operator. The Group has more than 60 acute facilities operating across the country.

Life Entabeni Hospital, located in Berea, Durban is well known for its rehabilitation unit, treating patients with traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury and other disabling conditions.

DETAILS ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMMES:

Location: Berea, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Facility: Life Entabeni Hospital
Number of positions available: 2

Life Healthcare are inviting unemployed candidates to apply for a fixed term learnership programme at the Life Entabeni Hospital in Durban. Learners will assist with general functions and co-ordination of the Pharmacy, and will report to the Tutor and Senior Pharmacist.

Learners will be responsible for these duties during the programme:

  • assisting wiht management of dead stock in the hospital
  • ensuring that security protocols are followed
  • stock-take, cycle counts and variance investigation
  • ensuring ethical and professional standards are followed
  • issuing medication to wards and theatre as required
  • assisting with pharmaceutical management within the hospital, supervised by a pharmacist
  • controlling ethical and surgical inventory
  • unboxing and sorting ethical and surgical stock, checking expiries and invoices
  • ordering stock in line with LHC protocol

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must have completed Matric
  • Must have passed Mathematics and Life Science or Physical Science in Matric
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must be able to start immediately
  • Must be able to work shifts – on weekends and public holidays
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have good organisational skills
  • Must be able to work well in a team
  • Must be customer orientated
  • Must be service orientated
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must pay close attention to detail, working meticulously and precisely

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP POSITION:

Applicants must download the Life Entabeni Hospital: HWSETA Pharmacy Learnership application form (pdf format)

Attach the following documents to your application email:

  • Certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Certified copy of your tertiary qualification certificate
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae

*Please ensure all relevant documentation is attached to your application, failure to do so will result in your application NOT being accepted.

Applications must be submitted via email to: [email protected]
Please note:
– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any communication within 2 weeks of closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.
– Read these Frequently asked questions (FAQs) before making any enquiries: https://www.lifehealthcare.co.za/faqs/

CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Life Entabeni Hospital directly:
Contact: Samke Msane
Email address: [email protected]