Secretary to the Hospital Manager and Finance & Administration Manager

Life Wilgers Hospital
Secretary to the Hospital Manager and Finance & Administration Manager
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Life Wilgers Hospital for a dynamic and professional secretary, reporting to the hospital manager, Mrs Jackie Simonato. The successful candidate will have excellent written, communication and administrative skills.
Critical Outputs
  • Co-ordination of meetings and taking minutes
  • Administrative functions including: filing, dealing with correspondence, providing a  front-line  service to the  management office, preparation of documentation for meetings, ordering supplies, distribution of mail, memoranda and other administrative duties as required by the hospital manager
  • General administration and assistance with petty cash etc.
  • Screen all incoming calls to the Hospital Manager
  • Implement efficient follow-up system
  • Type all correspondence
  • Assistance to new doctors
  • Generation of statistics and reports from hospital information
  • Organize and co-ordinate all meetings chaired by the Hospital Manager
  • Manage Hospital Managers diary
  • The accurate and concise recording and communication of telephone messages, follow-up, returning of calls and assure that calls are replied to
  • Always reflecting efficiency and conveying a positive attitude toward visitors and or customers
  • Re-directing queries, telephone calls, complaints, etc. to the correct department in a friendly, efficient manner
  • Brand ambassador for the hospital; ensure that brand and corporate identity standards, policies and procedures are adhered to throughout the hospital.
  • Effectively use of the hospital’s communication structure ensuring that communications from Hospital Managers office being distributed effectively
  • Supporting the hospital Manager’s open door policy in such a way that he diplomatically remains in control inadvertently becoming involved
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient running and control of the Hospital Manager’s office at all times, including
  • Communication / feedback to customers / clients.
  • Set dates for MAC meetings, communicate to Doctors, send out relevant agenda, minutes, financials.  Organize catering etc.
  • To communicate to staff in a respectful and dignified manner.
  • To create a culture of caring and teamwork amongst staff.
  • Stand in for the Nursing Manager’s secretary when needed
  • Matriculation or equivalent with an office administration qualification.
  • Five to seven years’ experience in a secretarial/PA position
  • Advanced Computer literacy including MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and  Access.
  • Driver’s licence and ability to travel
  • After hours work, in accordance with the demands of the position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem-solving, analysis & judgement
  • Computer-literate with attention to detail
  • Resilience, planning, drive and energy
  • Computer proficiency as well as excellent verbal & written communication
  • Excellence orientation (concern for high quality)
  • Ethical behaviour (honesty)
  • Building relationships and networking
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
012 807 8174
Closing date
Thursday, June 24, 2021

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Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

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