Nursing Unit Assistant

Position Summary

The General Surgical Department at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC is looking for Casual Nursing Unit Assistants. Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current 5 minute Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution;
• A Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate;
• Your Resume;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.

This position performs a variety of clerical duties related to the operation of a patient/resident care area, such as:

• Prioritizes, processes, coordinates and transcribes physicians’ orders;
• Acts as a communication link for the Unit;
• Schedules, books and coordinates patient/resident appointments;
• Assembles and maintains patient/resident charts, inputs patient/resident data and transcribes information into relevant systems such as MARS, Kardex, Careplan, charts or electronic health record systems;
• Clerical duties - keyboarding, data entry, filing, compiling, preparing and maintaining statistics, producing reports, delivering and picking up items, maintaining unit supply levels and meeting minutes;
• Maintains timekeeping records for regular and relief staff and submits/enters to payroll systems;
• Observes patient/resident call signals and relays messages to the appropriate personnel.

Hours of work: Rotating Days, Evenings – 07:30 to 15:40, 15:42 to 22:00.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Be part of a dynamic team!

Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. Come and join us!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk Program and Medical Terminology, Plus
• One year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a 5 minute Typing Test 40 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (NON-SUPERVISED TESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard 40 w.p.m.
• 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 organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

Comments

**Please submit a Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate and a 5 minute Typing Test (min. 40 wpm within past 48 months). On-line tests not accepted.**

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01736324

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH GEN SURG

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$24.46

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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