Health Information Clerk - Admitting & Registration

Nova Scotia Health Authority - Yarmouth, NS (il y a 30+ jours)

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Req ID: 70462
Location: Western Zone, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: 3000264 IMIT HIS Admitting & Registration YRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (35% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit - NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 9-Jun-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities

The Health Information Clerk reports to the Manager-Registration Services and is responsible for the operational activities related to the registry processes and the internal components of communication such as switchboard and paging. The position may require the candidates to be available for shift work including nights, weekends and holidays, as well as being readily available on short notice as required by workload.

Qualifications

  • Grade XII plus the successful completion of an approved Medical Office Assistant or Secretarial Course that includes typing, filing, computer skills and office management
  • Successful completion of Medical Terminology course or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of patient information system preferred
  • Data entry skills and related computer knowledge
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
  • Ability to work independently; to prioritize activities and work in a team environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships with all levels of staff and clients, including those internal and external to the organization
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.

Hours of Work

Permanent Part-time (35%) Position; 24.5 Hours Bi-weekly
Ability to work shifts including weekend and holidays required

Salary Information

$19.9923 - $21.8040 Hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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