Porter

at Life Springs Parkland Hospital
Location Springs, South Africa
Date Posted May 13, 2022
Category General
Job Type Full-Time

Description

A vacancy exists for a Porter, based at Life Springs Parkland reporting to Joy Van Niekerk, Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring delivery of uncompromising quality care in line with Company strategic objectives and applicable Health /Nursing legislation.

 

Critical Outputs

Professional interaction with clients

Transport patients from wards to theatre and vice versa.

Transport patients from wards to doctor’s rooms & X-rays and other allied health professional rooms.

Assist patients with their luggage on admission or discharge.

Check Wheelchairs for cleanliness and whether in need of repairs (maintain good working condition).

Assist in the making of work related photocopies and patient files and folders

Distribution of Memo’s and documents to the wards, Doctors rooms and Allied professionals

Collection of stationary and stock for the department

 

Requirements

 

Matric - Grade 12

An enthusiastic, motivated, Punctual & well organised individual with initiative and ability to handle pressure. Must be able to work shifts (day or night) and overtime as required.

Must be customer service oriented.

Own or reliable transport due to the nature of shift work

Bilingual with Proficiency in English, both verbal and written and the ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to push heavy individuals in wheel chairs, beds or assist heavy patients in or out of vehicles.

Experience in a hospital environment and the transportation of ill or invalid persons would be preferred

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people(Key for Managers)

 

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