Driver Position At Private Hospital

Driver Position At Private Hospital


Function Driver

Facility Life East London Private Hospital

Position Driver


A vacancy exists for a Driver in Patient Services, based at Life East London Private Hospital, reporting to Lentashia Akioyame, Admission Supervisor. The position’s primary responsibilities include performing internal and external collection and delivery of documents and related items promptly to stakeholders, as per requests. The successful candidate will be part of a professional team that is continuously striving for the highest standards of quality in healthcare.

Critical Outputs

  • Collect and deliver confidential documents and various items to the required destination
  • Transport visitors and employees as per booking request
  • Collect and deliver medication and/or medical equipment
  • Loading, unloading, preparing, inspecting and operating the vehicle
  • Ensuring vehicle maintenance is up to date
  • Report any damage and/or mechanical faults
  • Follow Department of Transport regulations and safety standards
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  • Ensure proper management of all Hospital vehicle administration and filing
  • Assist with internal transfers of patients, documentation and other work-related items
  • Assist with movement of equipment and documents
  • Assist with ensuring patient wheelchairs are clean and in good condition
  • Assist with distribution of mail throughout the hospital
  • Accompany visitors to the relevant wards


  • Grade 12
  • Valid EB as well as PDP drivers license (valid for a minimum of 4 years).
  • Advanced Driving Certificate would be an advantage
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills, the ability to deal with people and be in the frontline.
  • Previous experience in a similar environment.
  • Familiar with the route of the city and surrounding areas.
  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Eastern Cape


  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
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Closing date: 7 June 2024

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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Driver Position At Private Hospital


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