Medical Clinic Clerk

Position Summary

Kootenay Lake Regional Hospital in Nelson is looking for a Casual Medical Clinic Clerk. Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current administered 5 minute typing certificate of 45wpm completed in the last 48 months from an approved institution (non-supervised tests are not accepted);
• Proof of Medical Terminology knowledge;
• Your Resume indicating two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• 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 Schools/Colleges/Universities.

This position performs a variety of clerical support functions for physicians such as:

• Performs receptionist functions such as answering telephones, directing calls, responding to general inquiries, taking messages, receiving patients/visitors and directing to appropriate locations;
• Schedules and books outpatient appointments, arranges patient appointments for other physicians and/or treatment facilities and enters appointment information into computerized scheduling system;
• Obtains medical information required from patients and completes a variety of standard forms;
• Performs data entry functions for a variety of clinical registries and databases;
• Performs record management duties related to physician activities;
• Types technical and non-technical material such as correspondence, reports, letters, medical billings, pamphlets, posters, manuals, memos from handwritten drafts or dictating machines;
• Requisitions diagnostic tests and procedures;
• Maintains established clinic inventory levels.

Hours of work: Days, Thursday, Friday and some Wednesdays - 08:00 to 16:00.

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

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Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12, Plus
• Two year’s recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of an administered 5 minute typing certificate of 45wpm in the last 48 months from an approved institution (non-supervised tests are not accepted).

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
• Knowledge of medical terminology.
• 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.

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

Comments

*Please submit your High School Diploma, a 5 minute Typing certificate (min. 45 wpm within past 48 months) and proof of Medical Terminology knowledge*

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 #:

01792920

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL

Location:

Nelson

Department:

KLH OPTHAMOLOGY - DIAGNOSTIC

Reports To:

MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$24.41

Close Date:

FEBRUARY 28, 2023

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