Admission Clerk

Patient services
Life East London Private Hospital
Admission Clerk

A vacancy exists for an Admission Clerk, based at Life East London Hospital, reporting to Lentashia Akioyame, Admission Supervisor.

Critical Outputs
  • Maintain a well run, professional and patient focused admission environment.
  • Manage the accuracy of admission process and the prevention of potential risk factors
  • Synergy and teamwork – working closely with credit controllers, case managers, reception staff and doctors.
  • Liaising wit 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 confirmation process when required
  • Grade 12 and computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Imeds and Impilo advantageous
  • An enthusiastic, motivated, well organized individual with initiative and able to handle pressure.
  • Able to work shifts (day or night) and overtime as required. Must be customer service orientated
  • 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 judgement
  • Risillience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal and written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
Closing date
Tuesday, May 28, 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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