Admission Clerk

Admission Clerk

Function: Administration

Facility: Life Cosmos Hospital

Position: Admission Clerk


A position has become available for a committed individual to join Life Cosmos Hospital, Mpumalanga as an Admission Clerk reporting to the Admissions Supervisor, Petro Prodehl.  The Successful candidate will contribute to the effective functioning of the admissions department and become part of a professional team that continuously strife for the highest standards of quality in Life Healthcare.Critical Outputs

  • Providing a prompt, courteous service to all patients, visitors, wards, doctors, colleagues and other hospitals.
  • Admitting of all patients accurately on the Impilo System in accordance with LHC protocol and procedures.
  • Manage the collection of co-payments, private fees
  • Application of funder rules related to hospitalization will be advantageous, example benefits, co-payments
  • Liaising with medical aids to obtain authorization for all admissions/pre-admissions.
  • High standard of completion of documentation.
  • Telephone answering duties as per LHC policies.
  • Receiving and handling of cash according to company cash management protocols.
  • Confirm correct A&E billing and manage releasing of accounts.
  • The candidate needs to be flexible with regard to working hours including night duty, weekends and overtime.


  • Grade 12 Qualification and computer proficiency – test could be performed.
  • Strong customer service ethic and ability to work under pressure – multitask.
  • Knowledge of IMEDS and Impilo a requirement
  • Reliable, motivated and hardworking
  • Accurate handling of cash (ITC check will be performed)
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of funder rules related to hospitalization will be advantageous
  • Bilingual


  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgments
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness


Closing date: Monday, July 3, 2023

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Life Healthcare has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in place which requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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