Hospital Porter (Public Health) - 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Job Description

The Discipline of Public Health Medicine (Cancer Research Project) is seeking a dynamic andexperienced individual to fill the position of Hospital Porter for the Multinational Lung Cancer ControlProgram in Sub-Saharan Africa (MLCCP) project (KZN-South Africa Site). The ideal candidate will beexpected to perform the in-house movement of patients, corpses, equipment, supplies and internalmail between MLCCP offices and different departments of the Addington Hospital. This person willreport to the Professional Nurse. The candidate will primarily be based at the Addington Hospital,Durban.

Responsibilities + Skills

Basic understanding of customer serviceBasic understanding of health care issuesBe able to communicate in IsiZulu and English


Grade 8Two years of working as a porter or related job in health care facility


Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
  • Designation: Hospital Porter (Public Health) - 1 year fixed term contract
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th March 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
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  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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