POST 01/147 :
Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services
SALARY : R102 534 per annum
CENTRE : Paarl Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirement: Basic Numeracy and Literacy skills. Experience: Appropriate
porter experience in a hospital environment. Inherent requirements of the job:
Willingness to work shifts, including nightshift, weekends and public holidays. Must be
of sober habits, physically fit to lift patients from/onto beds, trolleys, vehicles, wheelchairs
and heavy equipment. Prepared to handle corpses (deceased bodies). Prepared to work
in all departments/wards in hospital. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to
communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Good
interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of the safe infection prevention
methods. Ability to work under pressure, unsupervised and in a team context.
DUTIES : (key result areas/outputs: Safe transport of patients on trolleys, beds and wheelchairs to
and from different departments/wards and in and out of ambulances/private vehicles.
Deliver specimens to laboratories and ensure a safe and hygienic work environment.
Check and replace gas cylinders in wards/treatment areas and assist with shifting of
medical equipment. Effective & efficient control of equipment and reporting any defects
of trolleys and wheelchairs to supervisor. Take responsibility for transportation of corpses
from wards to the mortuary and perform relevant duties in mortuary. Respond to request
from wards/departments and transport blood and blood products.
ENQUIRIES : Ms GP Storm, Tel. No: (021) 860-2844 or email: Genevieve.Storm@westerncape.gov.za
APPLICATION : The Chief Executive Officer: Paarl Hospital, Private Bag x3012, Paarl, 7620.

FOR ATTENTION : Mr K. Cornelissen
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 31 January 2020

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