Ward Clerk

FunctionNursingFacilityLife The Crompton HospitalPositionWard Clerk | A WardIntroduction

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.
  • Effectively respond to queries and handle it accordingly.
  • Correct and accurate billing of Patient accounts and Cost Sheets.
  • High professional standards and a commitment to your own development.


  • 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
  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilience
  • Professional and technical proficiency
  • Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientated 
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Ethical behaviour

Emailkeshree.govender@lifehealthcare.co.zaClosing dateFriday, December 22, 2023

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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