Reception Administrator Position at Mediclinic Medforum, Pretoria

Closing Date: 18/03/2024
Number of Positions: 1
Recruiter: Mokgadi Florah Hlungwani
Reference Number: 48800
Workplace Type: On-site
Employment Type: Permanent

If you are currently an internal employee on a fixed-term contract, please apply using an external candidate profile, not your employee profile.

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Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide professional assistance to patients during admissions and discharges, ensuring operational and financial risks are minimized while surpassing client expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately process admissions, including pre-admissions and bookings, in accordance with procedures.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks by adhering to established policies.
  • Ensure efficient discharge procedures as outlined in the Patient Administration Manual.
  • Safeguard patient confidentiality.

Required Education:

  • Essential: Grade 12 or equivalent

Desired Education:

  • None

Required Experience:

  • Essential: None

Desired Experience:

  • Experience in reception administration, preferably within a private healthcare facility.

Required Job Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in Debtpack Enquiry application for checking outstanding amounts of blacklisted patients.
  • Familiarity with admission, bed functions, preparation for the next day, and discharge processes.
  • Knowledge of anatomy, including terminology.
  • Competence in hospital switchboard systems.
  • Understanding of Patient Administration policies and procedures, including patient confidentiality, cash handling, dealing with blacklisted patients, bed overrides, etc.
  • Familiarity with patient admin programs on the AS400 system.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of ICD and CPT codes.
  • Understanding of Medical Aid Schemes and the private healthcare environment.
  • Familiarity with Workmans Compensation Act (WCA) processes.
  • Awareness of emergency/major incident protocols.
  • Ability to identify potential financial risks, such as blacklisted patients and handling patient valuables.

All applicants will be considered, with preference given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees meeting the minimum requirements.

 

Job Opportunity: Operating Department Assistant

Location: Mediclinic Limpopo, Polokwane, South Africa
Closing Date: 22/03/2024
Number of Positions: 1
Recruiter: Zandi Mashile
Reference Number: 48825
Workplace Type: On-site
Employment Type: Permanent

Please note: If you are an internal employee on a fixed-term contract, kindly apply using an external candidate profile.

Main Purpose of Job:
As an Operating Department Assistant, your primary role is to operate as a scrub practitioner, circulator, and anaesthetic assistant under the indirect supervision of a professional nurse. Additionally, you will provide assistance in the recovery room under the direct supervision of a professional nurse.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Provide continuous, safe, and high-quality patient care in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, adhering to set theatre standards.
  • Ensure effective peri-operative preparation for assigned theatre lists.
  • Uphold infection prevention and control principles to mitigate clinical risks.
  • Optimize equipment and pharmaceutical stock usage to minimize financial risks.

Required Education:

  • Essential: Operating Department Assistance Diploma
  • Desired: None

Required Experience:

  • Essential Minimum: None
  • Desired: None

Required Job Skills and Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with theatre environment and operations.
  • Proficiency in aseptic techniques and infection prevention and control.
  • Competence in instrument management techniques.
  • Computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability in record-keeping and risk identification.

All applicants will be considered, with preference given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as to internal applicants/employees meeting the minimum requirements.

Please remember to apply using an external candidate profile if you are an internal employee on a fixed-term contract.

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