Admission Clerk

at Life West Coast Private Hospital
Location Vredenburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Vredenburg


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


Critical Outputs

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.

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 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


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


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