A vacancy exists for a Ward Secretary / Stock Controller for Femina Ward based at Life Flora Hospital, reporting to Lesley James, Unit Manager. 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.
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 behavior, 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.
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
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & energy
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.
Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.