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Ward Clerk

at Life St Mary's Private Hospital
Location Mthatha, South Africa
Date Posted June 12, 2019
Category Administrative Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR





A vacancy exists for a Ward Clerk, Maternity Unit, based at Life St Mary's Hospital, Mthatha, reporting to the Unit Manager. Busisiwe Zingelwa. 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.



General administrative experience – at least 1 year

Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (excel, word) is essential.

Co-ordinating of bookings and patient transport.


Sound communication



Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

  • Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organizational awareness