(Public Health) (2 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 MLCCP Oncology Unit Clerk for the MultinationalLung Cancer Control Program in Sub-Saharan Africa (MLCCP) project (KZN-South Africa Site).The ideal candidate will be expected to maintain the accuracy and security of confidentialpatient’s health records, including the management of paperwork, such as patient history forms,admission and discharge documents. The MLCCP Oncology Unit Clerk will also performsupportive administrative duties that include reception duties, ordering of supplies, answering oftelephones, scheduling of patients’ appointments. The position will report to the ProfessionalNurse. The candidate will primarily be based at the Addington Hospital, Durban.

Responsibilities + Skills

Knowledge of file storage and retrievalThe post reports to the Professional Nurse. Enquiries may be addressed to Dr K Hlongwana at


Matric certificate plus one year relevant qualification


Two years of working as a Clerk in a health care or related facilityCompetent in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word and ExcelAbility to capture dataBasic Understanding of Customer service

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th March 2020
  • Designation: (Public Health) (2 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.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.ukzn.ac.za
  • 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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