Health, Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy Jobs In South Africa

Health, Medical, Nursing, Fitness Jobs Vacancies In South Africa

Pharmacists, doctors, nurses, pharmacy assistant vacancies

 Expiry Date 28 Sep 2021
 Posted on 24 Sep 2021

•Dis-Chem Pharmacies' require the services of a reputable Health Consultant specialising in Vitamins and Supplements for their Cape Road Store. ...

 Expiry Date 20 Oct 2021
 Posted on 24 Sep 2021

•Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Seapoint store. •Your portfolio will ...

 Expiry Date 30 Sep 2021
 Posted on 23 Sep 2021

•The CSIR has vacancy for a Senior Researcher in the Photonics Centre within the Mining Manufacturing Defence and Security Division. ...

 Expiry Date 30 Sep 2021
 Posted on 23 Sep 2021

•The CSIR has a vacancy for a Research Group Leader in the Pharmaceutical Technologies research group within the Chemicals cluster. ...

 Expiry Date 30 Sep 2021
 Posted on 23 Sep 2021

•The CSIR has vacancy for a Principal Researcher in the Photonics Centre within the Mining Manufacturing Defence and Security Division. ...

 Expiry Date 15 Oct 2021
 Posted on 22 Sep 2021

•Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Randridge store. •Your portfolio will ...

 Expiry Date 19 Oct 2021
 Posted on 22 Sep 2021

•Dis-Chem is looking for a locum Qualified Clinic Sister to join their team in Polokwane. •The key purpose of the ...

 Expiry Date 15 Oct 2021
 Posted on 22 Sep 2021

•Dis-Chem is looking for a Qualified Clinic Sister to join their team in Polokwane. •The key purpose of the position ...

 Expiry Date 19 Oct 2021
 Posted on 22 Sep 2021

•Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Pharmacist for their Mall of the South store. •Your portfolio will cover ...

 Expiry Date 19 Oct 2021
 Posted on 22 Sep 2021

•Dis-Chem Pharmacies require the services of a reputable Post Basic Qualify Pharmacist Assistant for their Greenvalley store. •Your portfolio will ...

The health sector in South Africa is one of the largest employers of the land. It is made up of different facets, from nutrition, fitness to medicine. It mostly comprises public hospitals and private hospitals. The health sector is expected to grow over the coming years and with the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the spotlight is now on the health sector. Consequently, medical professionals are thought to be of high social value by society, due to the work they do, which is invaluable. Healthcare is vital in life. Patients need to be cared for by professional, compassionate people who are willing to serve the community at large. Also, as time moves on and people get older, the need for proper upkeep increases. Therefore, this aids in the creation of higher demand for health care professionals. If you love taking care of people healthcare might be the right career path for you.
We take a look at the various jobs you can get as a healthcare major.

Nurse
Nurses are the pulse of the hospital. They keep the hospital running through the hard work they do. Nurses help take care of patients. They assist in tasks like checking vitals, cleaning the patients, assisting the medical doctors whenever required. Some nurses work at large hospitals, some small clinics, and some at homes. A nurse puts the needs of the patient first, their main priority is providing quality care to the patient. Nurses are unsung heroes in the community. The job is satisfying in nature as you will be helping people every time.

After having completed your educational courses, you then have to register with the South African Nursing Council (SANC).

Pharmacist

Pharmacists are responsible for dispensing prescription medication to patients. They also give information about certain drugs in terms of dosage, the side effects, and what to do in a certain situation involving drugs. Pharmacists also give out general medical advice, they advise on over the counter drugs and also prescribed medicine. The pharmacist is the point of delivery of medicine to patients.

The road to being a pharmacist is a tough one. There is a lot of hard work and determination involved in the process. The path to be a pharmacist usually begins in high school. The subject you take will build your career path to be a pharmacist so in this case mathematics, physical science, and biology. Having completed high school with exceptional grades, you then need to enrol in a tertiary institution, a university being the best choice. Depending on the institution you would have to complete a degree in B.Pharm or an equivalent major.

After completing your degree or diploma to operate as a pharmacist you need to register with the South African pharmacy council (SAPC)

Doctor
Physicians or doctors diagnose patients and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians check the wellness of their patients; collect medical histories; prescribe medicines, and perform diagnostic tests on patients. They often advise patients on diet, sanitation, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons are also physicians who practice medicine by treating patients injuries diseases and deformities. Specialist doctors are doctors who are trained and certified to work in one particular field of medical practice. Specialist physicians focus on one area of study and are experts in that particular field
If you are interested in becoming a physician you have to put into consideration the amount of education you will need. The usual path to becoming a medical specialist is to first get an undergraduate degree then go to medical school. After going to medical school then comes residency training.

Medicine is every child`s first pick in choosing a profession. A doctor is a noble profession, respected by everyone around the world. However, becoming a doctor or medical specialist is no easy feat, it cannot happen by fluke but through hard work, sheer determination, and perseverance. However, enrolling into one medical school in South Africa is hard and challenging but not impossible
Medicine is an extremely popular career choice for high school students. To be a medical specialist is a huge responsibility that requires a lot of dedication and a few mistakes if none at all. If medicine is a passion of yours, then you have to be fully dedicated and hardworking.

Other health jobs
• Ambulatory Nurse
• Anesthesiologist
• Audiologist
• Behavioral Health Charge Nurse
• Bereavement Counselor
• Cardiac Catheterization Lab Nurse
• Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse
• Cardiovascular Technologist
• Charge Nurse
• Chiropractor
• Counselor
• Dentist
• Dermatology Nurse
• Dialysis Nurse
• Doctor
• Emergency Room Nurse
• Endoscopy Nurse
• Family Nurse Practitioner
• Flight Nurse
• Genetic Counselor
• Home Health Nurse
• Hospice Counselor
• Hospice Nurse
• House Supervisor Nurse
• Intensive Care Nurse
• Interventional Radiology Nurse
• Labor and Delivery Nurse
• Lead Registered Nurse
• Legal Nurse Consultant
• Licensed Practical Nurse
• Licensed Vocational Nurse
• Medical Surgery Nurse
• Microbiologist
• Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse
• Nurse
• Nurse Anesthetist
• Nurse Midwife
• Nurse Practitioner
• Occupational Health Nurse
• Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
• Occupational Therapist
• Office Nurse
• Oncology Nurse
• Operating Room Nurse
• Optician
• Optometrist
• Orthodontist
• Orthotist
• Outreach RN
• Paramedic
• Pediatrician
• Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse
• Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse
• Pediatric Nurse
• Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
• Perioperative Nurse
• Pharmacist
• Prosthetist
• Physician
• Podiatrist
• Post Anesthesia Nurse
• Postpartum Nurse
• Progressive Care Nurse
• Psychiatric Nurse
• Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
• Public Health Nurse
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• Restorative Nurse
• Registered Medical Assistant
• Respiration (Inhalation) Therapist
• School Nurse
• Speech-Language Pathologist
• Surgeon
• Telemetry Nurse
• Therapist
• Veterinarian
• Veterinary Assistant
• Veterinary Technologist
• Wellness Nurse

Basic skills required in the industry
• Formal qualification (degree in health-related major)
• health and fitness
• compassion
• Excellent teamwork and people skills
• Observational skills
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Resilience
• Ability to work under pressure
• Stamina
• Ability to solve problems
• Effective decision-making skills
• Leadership and management skills
• Drive to continue learning throughout career
• Analytical ability
• Time management

Why choose the industry
• Great Job Satisfaction
• Positions for All Educational Levels
• Competitive Earning Potential
• There's Never a Dull Day
• Great job prospects