Stock Controller: Theatre

Life Bedford Gardens Hospital
Stock Controller: Theatre

A vacancy exists for a Stock Controller – Theatre, based at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital, reporting to Sanrika Naidoo, Pharmacy Manager.  

The successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning and co-ordination of stock for all the theatres in the hospital.

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 and Theatre Matron 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.
  • Daily prosthesis billing, ordering and capturing as well as actioning discharges not final billed daily and escalating queries.
  • 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.
  • 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 weekends also required.
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
Closing date
Friday, February 21, 2020

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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