Ward Clerk/Stock Controller

Life Anncron Hospital
Ward Clerk/Stock Controller

A vacancy exists for a Ward Clerk/Stock Controller for Cardio-thorasic ICU based at Life Anncron Hospital, reporting to Unit Manager, Lorraine Booysen. 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.

Critical Outputs
  • Ensure optimal service levels whilst understanding and striving to achieve targets.
  • To ensure the speedy and effective execution of non-nursing activities.
  • Attend meetings and in-service training as scheduled.
  • Ensuring a safe environment in all areas of the unit through staying up to date with safety standards and protocols.
  • Knowledge of emergency plans and actions.
  • Elimination of medico legal risks through the correct identification and filing of patient’s documentation.
  • Maintenance of a positive appearance and behaviour, within and outside hospital relation.
  • Friendly and helpful client service.
  • Live up to the Quality principles.
  • Professional secrecy and discretion during contact with customers and colleagues.
  • Ensuring of effective communication between customers and colleagues.
  • Grade 12
  • Previous private health care experience will be advantageous.
  • Previous nursing background required.
  • Experience with medical stock and management systems is essential. Knowledge of negative stock / variances / stock take processes.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (excel, word) is essential.
  • Coordinating of admission bookings, x-ray bookings and or theatre bookings.
  • Assisting with management of dashboard, coordinating staffing for the unit.
  • Well-developed telephonic and communication skills.
  • Be able to work flexi-hours, especially over month- and year end.
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Friday, July 1, 2022

Please specify the position you are applying for when submitting your CV.

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

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Life Healthcare has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in place which requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated

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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