Stock Controller : Theatre

Life Kingsbury Hospital
Stock Controller : Theatre

A vacancy exists for a Stock Controller: Theatre, based at Life Kingsbury Hospital Theatre however, reporting to the Pharmacy Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for overall control of stock.

Critical Outputs
  • Develop and maintain sound relationships with internal customers to achieve co-operation and compliance with audit processes
  • Set up and maintenance of preferred stock levels, and daily ordering of stock to ensure a quality pharmaceutical supply service
  • Reinforce and maintain LHC Representative Procedure, and develop and sustain beneficial supplier relationships.
  • Inventory management including acquisition, control and distribution of stock
  • Participate in the implementation and management of formularies and RSRT initiatives¬†
  • Asset management to ensure security of stock and to minimise loss due to redundancy
  • Establish and maintain a good relationship with Doctors and Staff
  • Stock management for theatre.
  • Completing ward secretary functions/clerical duties as requested by the Unit Manager.
  • Ordering stationary, linen other issues as needed.
  • Managing the flow of patient files and finalising the relevant billing checks within the allocated time frames.
  • Ensure meticulous billing and stock control
  • Daily count of high value items
  • Daily ordering of ethical and surgical stock
  • Monthly stocktaking
  • Monitoring expiry dates of all items and managing as per protocol
  • Informing UM of any stock issues and shortages
  • Ensuring that stock is available at all times
  • Ensure cost-efficiency regarding staff planning, stationery and documentation orders
  • Grade 12
  • Sound knowledge of stock control in a hospital environment
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Time management skills
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Resilience
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Drive & energy
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation

Susan Gibbs

021 670 4034
Closing date
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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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