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at Life Carstenhof Hospital
Published October 13, 2023
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Category General  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Porter, based at Life Carstenhof Hospital, reporting to the Patient Services Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for transferring patients between various departments within the hospital.

Critical Outputs
Assists and transports patients by wheelchair, stretcher, patient vehicle to and from various destinations within hospital e.g. wards, treatment areas, operating theatre.
Porters’ patients requiring assistance on discharge from nursing unit or treatment area to hospital exit/vehicle.
Movement of cylinders of gas within the hospital.
Check trolleys for cleanliness and whether in need of repairs (maintain good working condition)
Deliver correspondence to doctor’s rooms as and when required.
Ensure quality patient care and customer satisfaction according to Life Healthcare policies and procedures.


Grade 12
Private healthcare experience.
Ability to work shifts according to the operational requirements of the hospital.
Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.


Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Professional and technical proficiency
Excellence orientation
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Action orientation