Receptionist / Practice Manager (Job-Share)

Short Job Description: 

A medical practice requires the skills of 2 Receptionist / Practice Managers to job-share a permanent full-time front-office role. The job will be shared and worked in shifts, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm and 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm and 1 full Saturday per month. Please note you must be available either mornings or afternoons. 

Where will the person be based? (Town/Suburb/work-from-home/remote): 
Houghton, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Part-time hours
Main area of expertise required: 
Administration - Healthcare/medical/pharma
Receptionists - Healthcare/Medical/Pharma
Other - Office and Administration
Required Qualification: 
Relevant qualification
List of required computer software skills: 
MS Office
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R7 500.00 - R8 000.00
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Full Job Description: 


  • Answer Calls, direct calls, take messages, and make patient bookings
  • Receive patients and direct them
  • Ensure patient complete the relevant forms 
  • Process patient payments and give receipts 
  • Assist with invoicing and medical aid claim
  • Ordering of stationery and stock 
  • Liaise with suppliers and courier services 
  • Ensure the reception and front office area is neat and professional 
  • Manage the housekeeping team
  • Administrative duties as required


  • Organised and meticulous
  • Detail orientated
  • Articulate and well-groomed 
  • Strong administrative skills
  • 5 years plus in a front-office role
  • Polite and welcoming to patients
  • Previous experience in a medical practice will be an advantage
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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