Unit 4E4 is a 25 bed unit accepting patients from birth to 18 years of age. Patient populations on 4E4 may include general pediatric medicine, neurology, metabolic, nephrology, pulmonary/respiratory, mental health and over flowing oncology, hematology, orthopedics, plastic surgery and general surgery. As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Unit Clerk is responsible for the efficient flow of communication between health professionals, departments, patients and families while maintaining confidentiality of patient information and in accordance with both, University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) and Stollery Children’s Hospital, policies and procedures. The Unit Clerk utilizes critical thinking, multi-tasking and ability to prioritize multiple competing requests for a variety of administrative tasks which may include, reception, greeting and directing patients, visitors, and healthcare professionals, training new hires/preceptoring students, unit supply coordination, assisting in coordination of patient tests and follow up appointments Your practice will provide holistic, professional, safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS. Within the Medicine Program at the Stollery there are opportunities for professional growth, which include participation on unit based safety/education sessions, unit quality councils, as well as broader AHS initiatives. Staff within the Medicine Program will be cross–trained to support both medicine units 4E4 and 5G4. You may be requested to cross train to other pediatric inpatient units within the Stollery.
As a Unit Clerk, you will be responsible for the efficient flow of communication between health professionals, departments, patients and families while maintaining confidentiality of patient information. You will also be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks which may include reception, greeting and directing visitors, patients and health professionals, maintaining patient records and charts, transcribing and processing physician orders as well as scheduling patient tests and/or treatments. You will also be responsible for performing a range of administrative activities in support of the unit.
Classification: Unit Clerk
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: PCU 4E4 Medical Stollery
Primary Location: Stollery Childrens Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 14-JUL-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 24-JUL-2020
Temporary End Date: 28-MAY-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 60
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $25.24
Maximum Salary: $30.68
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Unit Clerk Course or equivalent training program.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Completion of course in medical terminology. Experience working with pediatric populations and families. Strong communication and interpersonal skills Excellent written and verbal communication. Demonstrated initiative, accountability, problem solving, organizational skills and effective time management. Strong decision making and critical thinking skills. Ability to adapt and work within a fast paced, and time sensitive environment with competing responsibilities.
Preference will be given to the candidate with minimum 1 year acute inpatient experience. Connect Care training consider an asset.