Nursing Unit Clerk – BC Children’s Hospital

  • Company:
    BC Childrens Hospital
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH)
cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services.
Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC) , a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 17, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
BCCH is an agency of the
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)
which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:
Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose
Nursing Unit Clerk – BC Children’s Hospital
Reference # 73231
Wage $22.65 Hourly
4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC
Casual Nursing Unit Clerk Opportunities at BC Children’s Hospital!
The Nursing Unit Clerk performs a range of clerical functions utilizing computerized software programs which relate to the operation of the PBCU area such as maintaining patient records, transcribing and processing physician orders, calling in relief PBCU staff, requisitioning supplies, typing, and reception duties.
Transcribes to appropriate forms and processes physician orders for laboratory tests, medications, diagnostic tests, treatments, and surgical pre and post-operative procedures.
Sets up, maintains, and completes patient charts; records information such as weight, temperature, pulse, respiration, and lab test results in charts or other records as directed; attaches documents such as laboratory and special examination reports to charts after review by authorized staff.
Accepts calls from PBCU staff regarding illness and absence from work and communicates information received to the unit(s) and appropriate personnel; calls in relief staff according to pre-determined guidelines and refers problems/difficulties to the supervisor; maintains relief staff contact list information and other related records; maintains timekeeping records for PBCU staff; and submits to Payroll as required.
Performs receptionist duties by receiving patients, visitors, and others; answers queries or directs them to appropriate area or staff.
Performs clerical duties such as typing, answering the telephone, requisitioning supplies from stores and maintaining related records such as time sheets and census information.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education, Training, and Experience
Grade 12, medical terminology, and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program plus one (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to keyboard 40 wpm.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.
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