Medical Office Assistant

Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a casual Medical Office Assistant to join our team at South Similkameen Health Centre in Keremeos B.C. This position will be scheduled rotating days, Monday to Saturday – 07:10 to 17:40

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Many careers with us begin with casual employment and lead to permanent or temporary career opportunities.

What we offer:
Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

*** Effective April 1, 2024 new hourly rate is $27.10

What Will You Work On?
This position performs clerical and cashier duties for medical staff under the general direction of the Site Manager, such as:

• Clerical duties - answering the telephone, scheduling patient appointments and maintaining records of appointments;
• Obtains medical information from patients and completes a variety of standard forms;
• Obtains patients’ charts, medical reports, lab results and x-rays;
• Receives/records payments and issues change and receipts;
• Types technical and non-technical material - correspondence, medical reports, statements, medical billings, revisions or dictating machines;
• Telephones or transmits test results and medical information to patients, physicians and others;
• Arranges referrals to other health care providers and books patient appointments with out of town specialists and diagnostic service agencies

What should your application include?

-A current Typing Test of 45 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution;
-Certificate or course completion of Medical Terminology
-Grade 12, plus two years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
-Your Resume;
-A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position

If you are an experienced Medical Office Assistant/ and want to be challenged in your role while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, Apply Today!

Qualifications

Education, Training & Experience

-Grade 12, plus two years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training & experience.
-Completion of a Typing Test of 45 wpm dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (NON-SUPERVISED TESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED)
-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

Comments

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 #:

02004016

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

S. SIMILKAMEEN HEALTH CTR

Location:

Keremeos

Department:

SSC PHYSICIAN OFFICE SUPPORT

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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