As a member of the patient care team, the Ward Clerk works under the direction of the Clinical Manager or delegate and fulfills a variety of functions including clerical, reception, registration, public relations, and bookings.
o Graduate of a Medical Office Administration Program or Medical Terminology Certificate and equivalent in related experience
o Working experience transcribing and/or understanding/utilizing medical terminology
o Recent experience with Clinical Vision Electronic Medical Record and Scheduling software specific to the Kidney Care Program
o One year related clerical experience in a high volume, fast paced department within a health care/clinical setting
o One year experience with computer software including Microsoft Office programs, with data entry experience
o Accurate keyboarding skills with a minimum of 50 w.p.m.
o Experience in order entry/Meditech
o Experience and efficiency in transcribing physician orders
o Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centred care
o Excellent communication skills and ability to respect the confidentially of personnel and patient information
o Demonstrated professional attitude while interacting with the public, patients, employees and medical staff
o Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
o Must be available for all shifts, vacation replacement, sick time and paid holidays
o Travel between sites required
o Consistent and regular attendance required
o Proficiency in both languages (English and French) will be considered an asset
Recruitment Specialist: Sarah Fisher
Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.