Life Healthcare – Admissions Clerk


Life Healthcare – Admissions Clerk

Advert reference: lhc_000127Advert

Apply by: 1 July 2021

Position Summary

Industry: Medical, Health & Social Care

Job category: Administration

Location: Vredenburg

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: Market Related

EE position: Yes

Life Healthcare – Admissions Clerk


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

Job description

•         Maintain a well run, professional and patient focused 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 authorization 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.

Minimum Requirements

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
Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to apply by forwarding a comprehensive CV to by close of business on Thursday, 01 July 2021

For enquiries contactLizette Botha 022 719 1030 ext 228 / 283Before making application, internal candidates are requested to discuss their application with their line manager. Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. External candidates will also be considered. 

Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of the advert, should please consider their application as unsuccessful

Position: 50017323

Grade: 5 

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