|Published||July 27, 2022|
|Location||Johannesburg, South Africa|
A vacancy exists for a Receptionist based at Life Wilgeheuwel. The successful candidates will contribute to the effective functioning of the admissions department and become part of a professional team that continuously strive for the highest standards of quality in Life Healthcare. This is an exciting opportunity for a mature, motivated, dynamic & passionate individual.
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.
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
Assist with the confirmations process when required
Carry out admission and receptionist duties for the hospital
Performing administrative duties involved in the admission of patients
Admitting patients onto the Impilo system
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
Available to work at short notice
Ability to assist in the Hospital Main reception and Emergency Unit when needed
Knowledge of obtaining authorization from different funders for patients admitted after hours will be advantageous
Teamwork is essential.
Computer literacy (Impilo, IMEDS, MS Office) will be advantageous
Excellent communication skills
Experience in dealing with customers
Knowledge of hospital procedures will be advantageous
Knowledge of medical terminology will be advantageous
Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage.
Knowledge of medical aids & co-payments.
Attention to detail
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Verbal & written communication skills
Professional and technical proficiency
Interested candidates can send their CVs