Central Data Capturer |


AREA: Data Capture

DEPARTMENT: Data Capturing

ACTUAL PLACE OF WORK: Centurion (Pretoria)



TIME CONDITIONS: Rotating Day/Night Shift

Purpose of Position:

  • To record (Data Capture) and audit Patient Files and Referring Doctors requests as per Service Request forms and correctly data capture all the different formats of Service Request Forms as per Ampath, LIS, CDC protocols, SLA, Targets, Quality and TAT.


  • Grade 12 (with Typing or Computer Practice / Studies)
    Excellent Typing (speed together with Accuracy)
    3-4 years Data Capturing experience within a medical environment
    Knowledge of basic Word & Excel
    Computer skills
    Numerical skills
    Typing skills
    Knowledge of Meditech
    Commication skills


  • Grade 12 with Biology as subject
    Knowledge of the Meditech System
    Knowledge of Data Capturing procedures within a Pathology Environment
    Knowledge of Registration of patients on a Laboratory System.
    1-2 years previous Data Capturing experience within a Medical Environment.
    Previous experience in working shifts (especially night / midnight shifts) weekends and holidays.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data Capture Patient Application Forms (Service Request Forms) onto the relevant Meditech Application Database to ensure that we adhere to SLA and System Integrity.
    Audit Data Capture information as well as update Patient Data File with new, additional or correct errors in order to ensure that the Meditech Systems and patient files are updated with the latest / correct information.
    Maintain good client relations to promote the image of Ampath.
    Assist Supervisors with Operational Needs & Staff Members with data capturing queries/problems in order to ensure ultimate work flow and excellent client service.
    Perform Material Management related tasks in order to ensure effective control over stock usage and to ensure sufficient availability of stock.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Problem solving
    Quality orientation
    Interpersonal sensitivity
    Team work
    Technical knowledge
    Task structuring
    Attention to detail
    Customer Focus
    Action orientation


  • Department operates on a 24 hours basis candidate must work shifts as per monthly roster as well as weekends / holidays as per roster
  • Own Transport Essential – No Public Transport due to Shift working

Applicants must have a South African ID or a valid South African work permit.
We do not accept any faxed or emailed CVs.
Please register and upload your CV https://www.ampath.co.za/vacancies

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