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Ward Clerk/Secretary

at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted June 11, 2019
Category Administrative Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR





A vacancy has arisen for a Ward Clerk/ Secretary in ICU, based at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital , reporting to Shivagani Patel the 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.


Critical Outputs

Ensuring of effective communication between customers and colleagues.

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.


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.

Stock controlling experience – preferably in an ICU setting

Secretarial duties

Experience in a healthcare industry would be advantageous


Ethical Behavior

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication


Excellence orientation

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organizational awareness

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation