Medical Aid Administrator - HO Division, Midrand

  • Midrand
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting, Fashion
  • Posted by HO Division on Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Reference: 9947
  • Apply before Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: HO Division

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Medical Aid Administrator at our Head Office in Midrand. You will be required to capture high volumes of Medical aid payments and to collect outstanding monies from the Medical Schemes be a support function to the stores and actively assist with claims.

Minimum Requirements…


  • Grade 12 / Matric

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience


  • Relevant Finance Qualification

Job Specification…

  • Balance the remittance register.

  • Oversee Direct Deposits after month end.

  • Accurately allocate and update medical aid payments.

  • Process adjustments on a daily basis.

  • Review the adjustment.

  • Investigate all scripts when they appear on your adjustment and outstanding list.

  • Review the script history on the profile to determine if there are still funds available.

  • Compare the funds already received with the funds outstanding.

  • Inform Dispensary Manager of any levy changes.

  • Email the Remittance Register to each relevant Bookkeeper.

  • Attend to all queries received via email on a daily basis.

  • Assist Pharmacists, Dispensers, Dispensary Managers, Supervisors, Customers, Internal Auditors and Medical Schemes at all times.

  • Report any compliments and complaints to Management.




  • Medical Aid and Finance knowledge

  • English – Read, write and speak well

  • Internal communications. Deadline orientated

  • Ability to analyse and solve problems effectively

  • Time management skills, quality focus and professionalism

  • Advanced Computer Skills – Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook



  • 2nd additional Language – Speak Well


Special conditions of employment:

  • Needs to work under pressure and reach tight deadlines

  • South African or valid work permit

  • MIE, clear criminal and credit

  • Driver’s license and/or own reliable transport


Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary

  • Medical aid

  • Provident fund

  • Staff account



Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.


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About HO Division

Dis-Chem has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies since 1978, with our linked dispensaries, family clinics, non-pharmaceutical and comprehensive self-medication centres.

Our Head Office is based in Midrand, Johannesburg and we have over 150 stores spread across Southern Africa. We employ over 18 000 full-time and part-time employees, where we give our employees training to ensure that they have the greatest possible support to do their work and develop themselves as individuals.

As a leading specialist in beauty, healthy food, sport supplements, health and well-being, we offer the widest ranges in these categories and expert advice.

In 2016, Dis-Chem listed 27.5% on the JSE and it was the second largest IPO on the exchange. The Group is still managed by its original founders, Ivan and Lynette Saltzman being the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively.

Our Loyalty Benefit Programme is one of the most highly rated loyalty programmes in South Africa as it offers unbeatable discounts.

We have been rated as the country's best pharmacy chain by Professional Management Review, have been voted as the Best Pharmacy, Best Medical Supply Store and Best Health Store in The Star Your Choice and Pretoria News Readers Survey.

We are a recipient of the Leisure Options Readers’ Choice Awards and in 2014, we were voted the best pharmacy brand by Readers Digest SA. We have been voted the coolest Health and Beauty Specialist in the 2016/2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.

We have a vast network of devoted suppliers who assist in satisfying the needs of hundreds of customers on a daily basis.

Our social responsibility programme is managed through the Dis-Chem Foundation. The aim of the Foundation is to provide care and support to improve the lives of individuals while relieving the burden on communities, family and friends.