Unit Clerk – Emergency Department

  • Company:
    Halton Healthcare
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Ref #:
829038
Specific Department and Program:
Emergency
Location:
Oakville
Number of positions required:
1
Posted Date:
Aug 28, 2018
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Posting #:
2018-829038
CUPE 815
Position:
Unit Clerk
Department:
Emergency
Status:
Part-time (must provide availability up to 0.5 FTE)
Hours:
Monday to Sunday – Days, Evenings and Nights (8 and 12 hr shifts) subject to change based on operational requirements
Site:
Oakville
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.
We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
This is what you’ll be doing:
Duties will include a variety of reception and clerical functions including registering patients; answering telephone; completing requisitions; transcribing doctors’ orders; scheduling appointments; ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies; preparing stretchers; filing; data entry on computer system; staff scheduling. Portering patients in wheelchairs and on stretchers as required. Other duties as required.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Grade 12 diploma required
Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a similar position required
Medical terminology certificate or equivalent working experience required
A minimum of 30 wpm typing speed required
Must have fast and accurate computer data entry skills
Must have familiarity with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel
Experience using patient related databases
Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently in a busy environment
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good customer service skills
Able to diplomatically respond to inquiries from staff, volunteers, patients, family members and members of the general public
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must be physically able to perform the job: prolonged periods of time sitting; standing; walking; and pushing and pulling variety of wheeled equipment
Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.
Salary:
$19.08 to $23.82 per hour
Open until filled
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we’d like to hear from you.
Please submit your application via our website at
www.haltonhealthcare.com
directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
and the
Ontario Human Rights Code,
Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.
If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.