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A job opportunity

A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health and Wellness is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.
Administration Clerk: Finance (2 posts)
  Employment Type: permanent
  Reference No: HO41/2019
  Head Office, Cape Town
Appropriate experience in Hospital or general patient fees or any health related claims environment. Appropriate experience in HIS (Health Information system)/Delta 9 or other health billing systems.
Duties (key results areas/outputs):
Ensure accurate billing of patient accounts, raising and releasing of invoices and debiting of charge entries to invoices as per UPFS (Uniformed Patient Fee Schedule) billing procedures. Assist the hospital fees departments at various institutions with monthly drawing of relevant reports for account write-offs and follow up of outstanding patient accounts and invoices in terms of Hospital Fees Policy. Investigate debtor queries and assist hospital fees department with handing over of accounts to debt collectors. Ensure submissions of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), paper claims and assist with EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) rejections and resubmissions. Capture payments and journals on BAS (Basic accounting System) and AR (Accounts Receivable Systems). Liaise with debtors, private companies (Medical Aids, etc.) and other relevant stakeholders telephonically, in person or in writing regarding outstanding balances. Ensure submission of invoices to State Departments and assist hospitals to clear State Department backlogs in terms of outstanding invoices.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Knowledge of UPFS (Uniformed Patient Fee Schedule) or Hospital Memorandum Chapter 18 or general patient fee billing tariffs. Ability to perform Medical Aid/EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) related transactions in the billing systems. Ability to perform billing related transactions for State Departments i.e. RAF (Road Accident Fund), SANDF (South African National Defence Force), SAPS (South African Police Services), DCS (Department of Correctional Services) and COID (Compensation for Injury on Duty). Computer literacy (MS Word and Excel).
Ms L Ismail, tel. no. (072) 601-6586
Senior Certificate (or equivalent) with Mathematics and/or Accountancy as a passed subject and/or Senior Certificate (or equivalent) with experience/competencies that focuses on the Key Performance Areas (KPA’s) of the post.
The nature of the duties is such that it is part of his/her core function to travel, for the performance of their official duties, to various hospitals which shall be regarded as their normal place of work.
Inherent requirement of the job
Willingness to travel and spend long periods away from the office. Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence (persons with a valid learner’s licence may also apply).
R173703 - R204612 Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 4/26/2019 12:00:00 AM