|Location||Vredenburg, South Africa|
Admin & Office
A vacancy exists for an Admission Clerk, based at Life West Coast Private Hospital, reporting to the Reception Supervisor, Olivia Scrimgeour.
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 manager, 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.
Handling money and receipting
Collection of co-payments, private fees when applicable as well as related documentation
Performing general administration duties involved in the preadmission 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.
Long term agency staff will be given preference
Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & energy
Interested candidates can send their CV