Patient Scheduling Clerk

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOBTo ensure that all theatre cases are scheduled correctly to mitigate operational and financial risks and effective utilisation of theatres.KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREASSchedule theatre cases correctly to ensure optimal utilisation of theatres as per hospital requirements Ensure timeous distribution of theatre lists to all relevant parties as per the Patient Administration Manual Load all bookings and theatre cases and allocate wards, to ensure optimal utilisation of available beds as per wards requirementsREQUIRED EDUCATIONESSENTIAL EDUCATION: Grade 12 or equivalent DESIRED EDUCATION : None REQUIRED EXPERIENCEESSENTIAL MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Experience working with computers DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Theatre / ICU scheduling experience; AS; ICD and CPT coding in a private health care facilityREQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEApplication of clinical codes, up to level 1 coding (e.g. identifying the appropriate code to best describe procedure performed)Patient admin programmes on the AS systemComputer literate (Microsoft Office)Allocation of theatre time for patient/booking; transferring theatre schedule informationAnatomy knowledge and terminology
Cape Town, WC, ZA