Admission Clerk

Life West Coast Private Hospital
Admission Clerk

A vacancy exists for an Admission Clerk, based at Life West Coast Private Hospital, reporting to Lizette Botha, Reception Supervisor.

Critical Outputs
  • Maintain a well run, professional and patient focussed admission environment.
  • Manage the accuracy of the admission process and the prevention of potential risk factors.
  • Synergy and teamwork – working closely with credit controllers, case managers reception staff and doctors.
  • Liaising with medical aids to obtain authorisation for admission
  • Manage the risk for the hospital by adhering to all related protocols.
  • Ensure quality care to all patients is maintained.
  • Operating switchboard
  • Handling money and receipting
  • Collection of co-payments, private fees when applicable as well as related documentation
  • Performing general administration duties involved in the pre-admission of patients
  • A&E billing and releasing of accounts
  • Assist with the confirmations process when required
  • Grade 12 and computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Imeds and Impilo advantageous.
  • An enthusiastic, motivated, well organised individual with initiative and able to handle pressure.
  • Able to work shifts (day or night) and overtime as required.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite.
  • Teamwork essential
  • Prior knowledge and experience of admissions and medical terminology would be advantageous.
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
  • Bilingual
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy 
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness

Lizette Botha

022 719 1030
Closing date
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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

External candidates will also be considered.

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