Secretary to Nursing Manager


Secretary to Nursing Manager

Life Kingsbury Hospital
Secretary to Nursing Manager
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and professional secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Nursing Manager, Ms H du Toit at Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town.
The successful candidate should have highly developed communication skills, including excellent writing skills.
He/she will be involved in organising diaries, setting up and preparing documentation for meetings, dealing with e-mails and correspondence, and will be 1st point of contact for  the Nursing Management Office.
Critical Outputs
  • Proven ability to communicate and interact with all levels of personnel with tact and diplomacy
  • Flexibility in judgment to assess and deal judiciously with multiple, competing work demands
  • Maintain schedules and calendars. Plan and organize meetings &coordinate external visitors
  • Make travel arrangements (including attendance at meetings)
  • Arrange social events with internal and external customers & assist with marketing events
  • Access, maintain and distribute various types of technical and staff data including reports, letters, mailing lists and memoranda.
  • Maintain nursing personnel files and file all relevant documents into personnel files as required
  • Editing, typing and prioritizing correspondence and meeting minutes
  • Perform administrative support including ordering supplies, mail distribution
  • Management of agency e-billing process –  Weekly management of agency hours exceptions, manual uploading of hours  and liaising with line managers.
  • Weekly processing of agency invoices for payment and uploading of hours
  • Coordinate uniform fittings annually including processing of orders, receipt and distribution of uniforms and electronic receipting of invoices
  • Assit with capturing of data on the Hospital systems e.g Infoquest, for the
  • Enabling team and the Unit Managers
  • Other general administrative  and office duties as required by Nursing Management
  • High school matric certificate with an office administration qualification preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years Secretary/PA experience desirable
  • Accuracy, speed and attention to detail are important, as are good language and grammar skills.
  • A sound working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Influencing
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Resilience
  • Drive & energy and Organisational awareness
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Team player, very energetic, well organized and punctual.
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment
Susan Gibbs
021 670 4034
Closing date
Tuesday, June 8, 2021


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

External candidates will also be considered.

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