Gauteng Department of Health Porters

Porters – Job at Gauteng Department of Health in DOH External


DescriptionThe Role:

Directorate: Patients Affairs Department Skills and Experience:

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 10 and above (original certified report or transcript of not more than 3 months). Twelve (12) months proven experience as a porter in a health environment. Ability to work in a team environment, under pressure and meet deadlines. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles. Patient Rights and Responsibilities. Interpersonal relationship skills. Telephone etiquette and willing to shifts.Key Accountabilities:


Accompanying patients on wheelchairs and patients trolleys. Offloading emergency patients from ambulances and private cars and transporting them to casualty and wards. Ensure that stretchers and wheelchairs are collected from corridors and washed daily. Removing deceased persons from the wards to the mortuary. Completion of the ambulance book with patient�??s details. Ensuring that mortuary slip are fully completed by the wards and report broken equipments to the principal porter.Other:


Medical surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants, at no cost. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. 

PLEASE NOTE: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts.  Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.

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