Admission Clerk

Patient services
Life Carstenhof Hospital
Admission Clerk

A vacancy exists for an Admissions Clerk based at Life Carstenhof Hospital, reporting to the Patient Services Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing admissions and ensuring that admission run smoothly and allocation of theatre beds are done in the morning.

Critical Outputs
  • Carrying out admission and receptionist duties for the hospital
  • Admitting patients onto Impilo
  • Receiving and handling of cash
  • Liaising with the medical aids to obtain authorization for admission
  • Working 12 Hour shifts
  • Adhering to the protocols of the Hospital
  • Adhering to the procedures of the department
  • Responsible for accurately recording all admissions of patients to the hospital.
  • Performing general administration duties involved in the admission of patients, including filing and assistance with billing of accounts.
  • Operating the switchboard.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Experience within a healthcare environment including people management and customer service experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of admissions procedures
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Basic understanding of financial principles
  • Computer proficiency (comprehensive knowledge of IMEDS or relevant software system)
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills a prerequisite.
  • Experience in dealing with customers.
  • Knowledge of hospital procedures and medical terminology will be advantageous teamwork essential.
  • Available to come to work at short notice
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • 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
Closing date
Thursday, May 16, 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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