Life Kingsbury Hospital
A position for a porter has become available at Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town This position reports to the Services Manager and will be part of a professional team that is continuously striving for the highest standards of quality in healthcare.
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.
Sorting and delivering incoming and outgoing mail.
Collecting and delivering prescription charts, credits and medication between Pharmacy/Wards/Theatre
Moving furniture, stores and medical equipment safely.
Transferring files, specimen samples and pharmacy boxes to different areas in the hospital.
Movement of cylinders of gas within the hospital.
Giving directions to customers re wards, depts., dr’s rooms etc.
Performing general administrative and other related duties as requested.
Matric or equivalent
Physically fit, possess physical strength for heavy boxes, drive and energy
Experience in working in customer service/dealing with customers
Experience in working in healthcare will be an advantage
Able to work in a team
Responsible, meticulous and efficient.
Good time management with the ability to work under pressure, independently and in a team.
Ability to work shifts on a rotational basis.
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & energy