Ward Clerk

at Life The Crompton Hospital
Published January 29, 2024
Expires February 29, 2024
Location Durban, South Africa
Category Administration  
Job Type Full-Time  



An exciting opportunity has arisen at Life The Crompton Hospital, for a Ward Clerk (A Ward), reporting to the Unit Manager.

The successful incumbent will be responsible and accountable for both the secretarial duties as well as billing & managing of stock within the Unit.

Critical Outputs
Do all billing for the ward.
Set up and maintenance of preferred stock levels, and daily ordering to ensure a quality pharmaceutical supply service.
Order generation, placement and follow up.
Responsible for data capturing, patient filing and all general clerical and administrative work given by the Unit manager and Senior Registered nurses.
Management of stock transfers and management of IMEDS reports.
Participate in the implementation and management of formularies and RSRT initiatives.
Participate in cycle counts, stock takes and dead stock management.
Item master maintenance.
Establish and maintain good relationships with all other departments within the hospital.


Matric and Computer literacy is essential.
Knowledge of Ethical and Surgical stock essential.
A working knowledge of the IMEDS system and experience as a Ward Clerk/Stock Controller in a hospital environment is a pre-requisite.
Ability to work in a fast & stressful environment, attention to detail and results orientated.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills are important, as are good relationships with doctors, staff and suppliers.


Problem solving, analysis and judgement
Attention to detail
Professional and technical proficiency
Organisational awareness
Excellence orientated

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