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Department of Health is recruiting and avails Administrative Clerk Position at Ekombe Hospital.

SALARY : R294 321 per annum. Other Benefits: 13th Cheque, Medical Aid (Optional) and
Housing Allowance (Employee must meet the prescribed requirements).
CENTRE : Ekombe Hospital

CLOSING DATE : 22 August 2023

Department of Health avails Administrative Clerk Position


Matric / Grade 12. Minimum of 3- 5 years experience in administrative experience in patient records administration of health facility. Proof of previous and current experience endorsed and stamped by Human Resource Department (Certificate of Service) (Only when shortlisted) Recommendation
Computer literacy in MS Word package. Driver’s licence (Code 08) Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Knowledge of the functions and regulations applicable to patient administration management.

Applicable Public Service Policies, legislations and procedures including but not limited to Batho Pele Principles, Labour Relations Act, Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Public Finance Management Act. Be Computer literate with proficiency in MS word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint applications. Information and record management, including collection and dissemination of data/ statistics.

Have Report writing skills. Have written communication, verbal and non-verbal skills. Have good
financial management, time management and organizational skills. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Knowledge of the office procedures, patient administration practices, report writing and staff supervision. Have good telephone etiquette skill. Have sound organizational skills and ability to act with tact and discretion.

Have a high level of reliability and ability to priorities issues and other work-related matters. Be able to work independently and adhere to time frames. Be willing to work extra hours and be prepared to do relief duties where necessary.


Ensure maintenance, storing and retrieval of all manual and electronic medical records within the facility’s patients records department in accordance with applicable policies and procedures. Ensure effective and efficient Porter message services. Design and ensure implementation of records retention and disposal schedules, also give advice on policies and records classification. Facilitate the development of the structure of health information management system that is easily accessible, organized, protect patients confidentiality and complaint to policy directives and procedures.

Effectively manage all resources allocated to the component. Compile policies and procedures for patient
records management in a health facility. Ensure patients information is maintained, stored and properly managed to enable the efficient retrieval and filing thereof. Ensure the collection and verification of patient related information/ statistics and the development of reports in support of accurate and timeous management reporting processes. Ensure revenue generation as per fees manual.

Manage human resources by ensuring staff supervision, conduct employee’s performance reviews and labour relations and compile reports. Ensure proper management of MVA Patients files and submission of
claims to utilising relevant MVA hotline summary sheet.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. SJV. Sikhakhane (Assistant Director: Facilities) Tel No: (035) 834 8000, Ext 8006)

How to apply

Download Application Form

Should be forwarded to: The Assistant Director: HRM, Ekombe Hospital, Private Bag X203, Kranskop, 3268.

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