Admission Clerk

at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital
Location Amplifier St, Radiokop, Roodepoort, South Africa
Date Posted January 25, 2022
Category Administration
Job Type Full-Time



A vacancy exists for an Admission Clerk, based at Life Wilgeheuwel Hospital reporting to Jennifer Sauls, Receptionist Supervisor. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing admissions and ensuring that admission run smoothly and allocation of theatre beds are done in the morning.


Critical Outputs

Carrying out admission and receptionist duties for the hospital

Admitting patients onto Impilo

Receiving and handling of cash

Liaising with the medical aids to obtain authorisation for admission

Working 12 Hour shifts

Adhering to the protocols of the Hospital

Adhering to the procedures of the department

Responsible for accurately recording all admissions of patients to the hospital.

Performing general administration duties involved in the admission of patients, including filing and assistance with billing of accounts.

Operating the switchboard.




Grade 12

Experience within a healthcare environment including people management and customer service experience

Comprehensive knowledge of admissions procedures

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

Basic understanding of financial principles

Computer proficiency (comprehensive knowledge of IMEDS or relevant software system)

Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills a prerequisite.

Experience in dealing with customers.

Knowledge of hospital procedures and medical terminology will be advantageous teamwork essential.

Available to come to work at short notice

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Ability to work under pressure




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness


Interested candidates can send their CV