Basic numeracy and literacy. Experience : Experience in a public health facility. Inherent requirements of the job : Willingness to work shifts, overtime and ability to report for duty at 6 : 45 (weekends included).
Willingness to handle bodies (corpses). Ability to handle heavy objects. Competencies (knowledge / skills) : Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties (key result areas / outputs) : Accompany walking patients and transport sitting / non-walking patients per trolley or wheelchair between wards and treatment areas.
Assist with loading of patients in / out of ambulances / vehicles. Assist with the transfer of patients to beds / trolleys and vice versa.
Responsible for cleaning of wheelchairs and trolleys. Assist with the transportation of corpses from wards to the mortuary and entering details in the mortuary register.
Direct or accompany visitors to various destinations and reply to requests from wards / clinics. Carry medical and other documentation (patient files, reports, etc) to wards / treatment and other admin areas.