at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Published July 19, 2022
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Category General  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Porter, based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital reporting to Julian Kuppen, Services 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 reception to wards 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




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





Engaging diversity

Verbal and written communication

Drive and energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Organisational awareness

Leading by example

Motivating and developing people

Customer responsiveness


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