De Villiers - Admin Assistant - Centurion, GP, South Africa

Karen De Villiers

Centurion, GP, South Africa


Admin Assistant

Work History

liaison between patients and the hospital and the medical aids etc

Spineworx Dr's Zondagh and Du Plessis

From October 2011

Typing of motivation letters, making appointments for both Dr's, handling theatre bookings, all administration of the Unitas office, petty cash, accounts, banking, switch board, liaison between patients and the hospital and the medical aids etc.
Reason for Leaving: Salary

I am computer literate in the following computer programmes:
Windows 8, Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms Outlook (e-mail), Internet Explorer, Health Focus and Medi Mass, Med EDI and GoodX.

All general receptionist related duties of a Medical Practise

Dr Ingrid Engelbrecht & Partners

August 2009 - December 2009

(4 x General Practitioners)
August 2009 to December 2009
Duties: All general receptionist related duties of a Medical Practise.
Reason for leaving: Temporary position



March 2008 - August 2008

Duties: Theatre bookings, making of appointments for consultations,
billing, liaising with Medical Aids, medical Representatives and patients, ordering of lenses for implantation, doing eye refraction tests, etc.
Courses attended: I successfully completed the level 1 Ophthalmic Assistant Course whilst employed at this Practise.
Reason for leaving: Personal.

Marketing Consultant

The Group Insurance Brokers

April 1998 - September 1998

Reason for leaving: Poor remuneration structure & no promotion possibilities

Medical Receptionist/Office Manager


November 1998 - February 2008

Duties: Making of appointments for patients, booking of theatre and Anaesthetists, ordering of medicines used in the Practice, capturing of patient's particulars on computer, printing of accounts and handing over thereof to patients, writing and capturing of daily sheets, managing of accounts, doing the banking of the Practice and the employer's private banking, collecting of the Practice's mail from the Post Office, sterilising of instruments used in the Practice, etc. Reason for leaving: Resignation - better job offer.

Fund-raising Manager/Public Relations

Johannesburg Society for the Blind

October 1997 - January 1998

Reason for leaving: Retrenched - employees were retrenched based on the 'last in - first out policy'.

Personal Assistant for 4 Brokers

Pecinia Brokers

March 1994 - July 1994

Reason for leaving: Brokers went their separate ways and Company closed down.

Project Co-ordinator/Public Relations

South African National Council

August 1994 - September 1997

Reason for leaving: Offered position as Fund-raising Manager at the Johannesburg Society for the Blind.

Data Typist

Department of Environmental Affairs

January 1985 - May 1985

Reason for leaving: Transferred to the Department of Education and Culture

Senior Data Typist/Public Relations (Supervisor)

Department of Education and Culture

June 1985 - February 1994

Reason for leaving: Offered a position with Insurance Brokers.

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