Stores Assistant

Life Hilton Private Hospital
Stores Assistant

A vacancy exists for a Stores Assistant position reporting to the Pharmacy Manager.  The successful candidate will be responsible for and will contribute to the effective management of stock in the Pharmacy as well as the rest of the hospital.

Critical Outputs
  • Receiving, unpacking and storage of surgical stock received.
  • Assist with & manage stock distribution to units through auto transfers.
  • Assist with cycle counts and stock takes in Pharmacy and in the wards.
  • Assist with ordering of stock according to formulary.
  • Credit stock according to the correct process.
  • Maintain item codes for the wards and Pharmacy Effective utilization of reports to manage stock.
  • Management of dead stock in Pharmacy and wards.
  • Assist with stock management related to expiry dates, damaged stock, stock rotation and all ad hoc activities.
  • Regular pick-up and delivery of prescriptions between Wards and Pharmacy.
  • Assist with general clerical / admin duties in the Pharmacy.
  • Drive 100% alert reporting
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with nursing and other functions in the hospital
  • Grade 12 National Senior Certificate.
  • Stock management experience within a LHC Hospital Surgical Store is essential.
  • Be available to work extra hours when needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Other important competencies are partnership building, customer orientation and willingness to be multi skilled.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work accurately under pressure is crucial.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge of SAP, Impilo billing and stock control systems will be beneficial.
  • Physical strength to work with heavy stock boxes, trolleys and packing of stock on high shelves - correct pick up and safe work procedures.
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading by example
  • Excellence orientation
Closing date
Tuesday, May 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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