Stock Controller: Theatre

Stock Controller
Life Midmed Hospital
Stock Controller: Theatre

A vacancy exists for a Stock Controller – Maternity, based at Life Midmed Hospital, Mpumalanga, reporting to the Theatre Manager, Mari Luus.  The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of stock for the unit.

Critical Outputs
  • Performing cycle counts and stock takes, as well as the capturing of stock takes and the investigating of variances.
  • Receiving, checking and unpacking stock whilst checking orders against invoices.
  • Assist with stock purchases and stock control, including file maintenance.
  • Capture all invoices, address supplier queries and process credits daily.
  • Issue and capture requisitions of stock to theatre daily.
  • Management of negative and dead stock.
  • Perform stock rotation and check expiry dates of all stock items systematically.
  • Meticulous billing and stock control.
  • Daily count of high value items.
  • Daily ordering of ethical and surgical stock.
  • Informing Unit Manager of any stock issues and shortages.
  • Ensuring that stock is available at all times.
  • Conducting clerical duties as allocated by the Unit Manager.
  • Ensure quality client service.
  • Ensure cost-efficiency regarding staff planning, stationery and documentation orders as required by your position.
  • Applicants need to have a minimum qualification of Matric.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (excel, PowerPoint, word) is essential.
  • Hospital experience and knowledge of systems (iMeds) is a requirement as well as hospital stock control experience required.
  • A person who is result orientated, pays attention to detail, has excellent interpersonal as well as communication skills is needed.
  • Customer focus, a commitment towards continuous improvement, the ability to work independently and the management of time is required.
  • Willingness to work overtime, afterhours and possibly weekends also required.
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Influencing
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
Closing date
Friday, June 14, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.



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