Ward Clerk

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER
REF NO: ECHEALTH/WC/GRH/02/07/2017
SALARY : R152 862 R180 063 p.a. (Level 5)
CENTRE : Grey Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 18 August 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Grade 12 or equivalent.
Between 0-administrative environment.
Computer literacy in MS Office suit especial Word & Excel.
Previous administration in a hospital environment will serve as an added advantage.
This position is ward based in a psychiatric hospital.
Knowledge of policies and prescripts.
A good understanding of general administration.
Knowledge of Mental Care Act and all appropriate Public Service Legislation.
Understanding of confidentiality.
Client Orient and customer focus.
Written and verbal communication.
Report writing skills and time management.

DUTIES :
Provide ward administration services: Compile patient folders that contain the relevant documentation.
Record and reconcile the midnight patient census.
Account for admissions, discharges and transfers.
Keep notice boards neat, relevant and current.
Capture statistical data.
Monitor ward stock levels: Order and receive ward supplies stationery, surgical supplies, etc.
Replace ward stock condemned.
Record movement of ward stock and supplies.
Maintain documents / files: Keep files neat and complete.
File correspondence.
Trace movement of files.
Put files into archives according to the correct category and place.
Perform routine clerical DUTIES: Make photo copies.
Compile duty roosters and submit to Human Resource.
Make transport arrangements for transfer of patients.
Take ward telephone calls.