Admission Clerk

at Life Fourways Hospital
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for an Admission Clerk based at Life Fourways Hospital, reporting to the Admission Supervisor, Leo Pillay. The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective running of the administration unit, and will be required to be a part of a professional team that is continuously striving for the highest standards of quality in healthcare in a high – tech environment.


Critical Outputs

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 manager’s 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 submission of accounts

Assist with the confirmations process when required

Working Knowledge of COID funder rules

Carry out admission and receptionist duties for the hospital

Performing administrative duties involved in the admission of patients

Admitting patients onto the Impilo system

Assist with Daily banking and the handling of monies

Liaising with the medical aids to obtain authorization for admission

Working 12-hour shifts- Day and Night Shift

Adhering to the protocols of the hospital and company

Adhering to the procedures of the department

Assist with other tasks as assigned by the Line manager




Grade 12 and computer literacy

Knowledge of Imeds and Impilo advantageous.

An enthusiastic, motivated, Punctual & well-organised individual with initiative and ability to handle pressure.

Must be able to work shifts (day or night) and overtime as required.

Must be customer service oriented.

Own or reliable transport due to the nature of shift work

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 with Proficiency in English, both verbal and written and the ability to communicate effectively.

Previous clerical experience to meet the critical outputs

Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Skills.

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.

Computer proficiency.

Professional appearance.




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


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