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Life Healthcare Careers – Ward Clerk

Website Life Healthcare

Job Description:

A vacancy exists for a Ward Clerk based at Life The Glynnwood Hospital, reporting to the Unit Manager, Rose Mogano. The successful candidate will contribute towards the optimal functioning of the nursing team through effective: interdepartmental liaising, communication and administrative support to the nursing team. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for overall control of stock and billing in the Unit

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings and in-service training as scheduled.
  • Ensure optimal, professional service levels whilst understanding and striving to achieve targets.
  • Live up to the Quality principles.
  • Monthly stocktaking
  • Daily ordering of ethical and surgical stock
  • Daily count of high value items
  • Process incoming and outgoing calls and ensure messages are effectively and promptly communicated
  • Assist Unit Manager with staff planning, scheduling and monthly reports
  • Elimination of medical legal risks through the correct identification and filing of patient’s documentation.
  • Ensure cost-efficiency regarding staff planning, stationery and documentation orders as required by your position
  • Monitoring expiry dates of all items and managing as per protocol
  • To ensure the speedy and effective execution of non-nursing activities.
  • Ensuring that stock is available at all times
  • Perform ad-hoc administrative duties as delegated
  • Ensuring a safe environment in all areas of the unit through staying up to date with safety standards and protocols.
  • Meticulous billing and stock control
  • Maintenance of a positive appearance and behaviour, within and outside of the hospital
  • Professional secrecy and discretion during contact with customers and colleagues.
  • Transcribe verbal orders and complete request forms for tests and referrals to other departments when requested by medical professionals.
  • Fulfill the duties of being the point of contact for all non-medical queries patients and their families may have.
  • Ensuring of effective communication between customers and colleagues.
  • Informing the Unit Manager of any stock issues and shortages

Job Requirements:

  • Organisational awareness
  • Influencing
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Engaging diversity
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)
  • Building relationships
  • Drive & energy
  • Resilience
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Sound knowledge of stock control in a hospital environment
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Time management ability
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Computer proficiency
  • Knowledge of emergency plans and actions
  • SAP stock control experience will be advantageous
  • Grade 12

Job Details:

Company: Life Healthcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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