Admission Clerk

at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital
Published July 19, 2022
Location Germiston, South Africa
Category Administration  
Job Type Full-Time  

Description

 

A vacancy exists for an Admissions Clerk, based at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital, reporting to Admissions Supervisor , Thembisile Thunzi. The successful candidate will contribute to be part of a professional team that is continuously striving for the highest standards of quality in Life healthcare.

 

Critical Outputs

Admitting of all patients in accordance with LHC protocols.

Carrying out varied receptionist duties for the hospital.

Providing a prompt, courteous service to all patients, visitors, wards and doctors.

Assisting patients with inquiries and directions.

Receiving and handling of cash as per LHC protocol.

Liaising with medical aids to obtain authorization for admission.

Contribute positively to Green area meetings.

Assist with billing of Casualty files.

The candidate needs to be flexible with regards to working hours and overtime including night duty.

Answering telephones according to LHC Quality policies.

 

Requirements

 

Grade 12 Qualification

Computer literacy (Impilo, MS Office, Imeds)

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. Teamwork essential.

Knowledge of hospital procedures and medical terminology

Teamwork

Previous experience will be a strong recommendation

Strong customer service ethic and ability to organize, plan and work under pressure

Able to work shifts (day or night) and overtime as required.

Prior knowledge and experience of admissions and medical terminology would be andvantageous

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

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgment

Resilience

Critical thinking skills

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behavior

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organizational awareness

 

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