Bed Bookings Clerk

Life Springs Parkland Hospital
Bed Bookings Clerk

A vacancy exists for a Bed Bookings Clerk based at Life Springs Parkland Hospital. The successful candidates will contribute to the effective functioning of the admissions department and become part of a professional team that continuously strives for the highest standards of quality in Life Healthcare. This is an exciting opportunity for a mature, motivated, dynamic & passionate individual.

Critical Outputs
  • Providing a prompt, courteous service to all patients, visitors, wards, doctors, colleagues and other hospitals.
  • Admitting of all patients accurately on Impilo System in accordance with LHC protocols and procedures.
  • Collection of co-payments, private fees when applicable as well as related documents
  • Ensure adherence to Fund admission requirements and knowledge of benefit, limits and co-payments.
  • Liaising with medical aids to obtain authorisation for all admissions/pre-admissions.
  • High standard of completion of documentation.
  • Telephone answering duties as per LHC policies.
  • Receiving and handling of cash according to company cash management protocols.
  • Candidate needs to be flexible with regards to working hours including night duty, weekends public holidays and overtime.
  • Matric
  • Computer literacy (Impilo, IMEDS, MS Office) will be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in dealing with customers
  • Knowledge of hospital procedures will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of medical terminology will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of medical aids & co-payments.
  • 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
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)
Closing date
Sunday, October 28, 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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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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