Work Site: Vancouver Community - 520 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $20.16 - $22.11 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700, with casual shifts as assigned.
Come work as a Clinical Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Medical Office Assistant to join the Vancouver Community team as a Clinical Assistant. Apply today to join our team!
As a Clinical Assistant you will provide extensive clinical and clerical medical office duties to support the smooth function of the Primary Health Care Clinic/Program.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Medical Office Assistant certificate.
Three (3) years recent clinical medical office support experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Working knowledge of clinical policies, procedures and objectives.
Working knowledge of community resources and agencies.
Working knowledge of office procedures.
Business writing skills.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to perform basic medical tests and accurately assess and record results in medical files.
Ability to respond independently and effectively to emergent situation and effectively present health information to individuals.
Ability to keyboard 5,000 keystrokes per hour.
Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team.
Ability to prioritize and organize workload and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain satisfactory work relationships with clients and staff.
Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with coworkers, clients and staff from other agencies.
Demonstrated skill in using a variety of office equipment and computer software programs.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.