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3228 PHARMACEUTICAL ASSISTANTS
 


    Pharmaceutical assistants dispense and prepare medicaments, lotions and mixtures under the guidance of Pharmacists, in pharmacies, hospitals and dispensaries.

    Tasks include -

    (a) preparing medicaments and other pharmaceutical compounds under the guidance of Pharmacists;

    (b) dispensing medicines and drugs and giving written and oral instructions on their use, as prescribed by Medical doctors, Veterinarians or other authorised workers;

    (c) cleaning and preparing equipment and containers used to prepare and dispense medicine and pharmaceutical compounds;

    (d) performing related tasks;

    (e) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Assistant, pharmaceutical


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Aid, pharmacy - 5139


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.