Ward Clerk/Secretary Surgical Ward

at Life Carstenhof Hospital
Location 21 Dane St, Glen Austin AH, Midrand, 1685, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted March 6, 2022
Category Administration
Job Type Full-Time


A vacancy has arisen for a Ward Clerk position reporting to Cleopatra Mohlapamaswi, 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

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 behavior, 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.

Ensuring of effective communication between customers and colleagues.




Minimum of a Grade 12 qualification.

Previous clerical experience.

Excellent communication skills

Strong inter-personal skills

Computer literacy and Microsoft Office skills is essential.

A commitment to respecting the confidentiality of matters relating to patients and the hospital is essential.

Must be able to work at a fast pace in a stressful environment

Life Healthcare has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in place which requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated.




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


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)


Interested candidates can send their CV