1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Admissions Clerk
      Hospital Admitting Clerk

Records and processes information required for the admission and discharge of hospital patients and responds to telephone inquiries.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:
  • supplies patients with hospital admission forms
  • checks admission forms and records patients' personal and admission details
  • provides information explaining hospital regulations
  • processes admission records in accordance with hospital procedures
  • prepares and processes accounts
  • answers telephone inquiries and transfers calls
  • may retrieve, process and file patients' medical records
  • may make appointments for patients' specialist services

Hospital Ward Clerk

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