Administration Clerk: Wards (Operational Nursing Areas)

Reference Number: George Herald 14/4/2016
Component: Department of Health
Core Title: Administrative Line Function and Support Personnel
Institution: George Hospital (Chief Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services)

Service benefits:
13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Minimum educational qualification:

Senior Certificate (or equivalent).


Appropriate office administration experience.

Inherent requirements of the job:
Willingness to work flexi-time/shifts.
Relieve other Ward Clerks.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Computer literacy MS Office – proof must be attached.
Electronic processing of operational statistics.
Procurement experience to facilitate and maintain adequate stock and equipment levels.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Effectively contribute to the provision of a well-managed administrative system to accommodate the operational needs of the nursing unit.
Provide a client/patient-friendly environment at the administrative office/frontline desk in the unit.
Maintain code of ethics and core values to ensure effective interpersonal communication.
Facilitate the feedback to the Manager re patients, stock and equipment procurement and maintenance thereof.
Maintain Clinicom process to record patient movement and complete files and UPFS documentation.
Perform such administrative tasks and relief as may be delegated by the staff and Health team, also in other departments.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement.

No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (George Herald 14/4/2016)

Salary: R 132 399 per annum
Salary Level: Level 5
Applications To:
The Chief Executive Officer: George Hospital
Private Bag X6534
George, 6530.
(Attention: Mr MZ Emandien)

Closing Date: 6 May 2016
Enquiries: Ms GE Sellars
Tel: (044) 802 4356/7