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DEBTORS CLERK - 367638
Healthcare/ Pharmacies / Hospitals / Medical / Emergency Services
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the cash flow for Richards bay Medical Institute is maximised through debt collection and minimisation of risk.
Duties & Responsibilities
Accountable for the patient debtor’s files that will be allocated by medical aid to facilitate prompt recoveries from the funders.
Answer all telephone and written queries from medical aid and / or patient regarding the patients account.
Post all remittances from medical aids and patients relating to your “bank” of debtors timeously to ensure debtors accounts fully up to date on a daily basis.
Identify, investigate and execute any shortfalls and/or incomplete payments made by the medical aid and /or patient with rigid follow ups to be documented.
Process all adjustments via journal entries to the debtors system relating to your “bank” of debtors and to comply with the necessary procedures around credit control and best operating procedures.
Constant evaluation of DSOs of individual patient debtors using age analysis and other measurement measures applicable.
Successful candidate will be based at City Hospital but resonsible for Richardsbay medical Institute.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Must have Grade 12 qualification.
Must be computer literate, with strong Excel Skills. (Higher competency will be an advantage).
2-3 years’ experience in Credit Management/ Finance.
Have relevant experience in Debtors/ Accounts Receivable Department in a hospital advantageous.
Excellent inter-personal telephonic skills with public and medical aids.
Must have knowledge of Medical Aids and Managed Health Care rules.
A relevant formal qualification in this field would be an crucial advantage.
Previous work in the ambulance environment will also be an advantage.