In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this
advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in
employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.
NOTE : It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date,
time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess
personnel will receive preference.


Directorate: Management Accounting
SALARY : R163 563 per annum
CENTRE : Head Office, Cape Town
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: 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. Experience: Experience in Hospital or general patient
fees or any health related claims environment. Experience in HIS (Health
Information system) Delta 9 or other health billing systems. Inherent requirements
of the job: Willingness to travel and spend long periods away from the office. A
valid (code B/EB) driver’s Licence. 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).
DUTIES : 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.
ENQUIRIES : Ms L Ismail, Tel No: (072) 601-6586
APPLICATIONS : Applications are submitted online via
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 17 August 2018

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