General Office Clerk

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) - Kentville, NS (30+ days ago)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Reporting to the Accounts Receivable Assistant Manager(s), the General Office Clerk is responsible for carrying out assigned clerical functions to support Accounts Receivable. The GOC performs data preparation and processing, reception, document retrieval, filing, and distribution and performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Grade 12
  • Post-secondary business diploma or certificate related to accounting or with a general accounting course or one (1)
year relevant job experience required

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Windows and accounting software
  • Ability to use general office equipment
  • Proficiency in data entry
  • Basic understanding of Accounting
  • Demonstrated accountability
  • Demonstrated judgement and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills
  • Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
  • Demonstrated good attendance in current and past employment
  • Exemplary work history as demonstrated in current and past employment
  • Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
  • Travel to other sites may be required
  • Experience working within Meditech preferred
  • Experience working within SAP preferred
  • Experience in a healthcare environment preferred
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information
Hours of Work
  • Long-assignment, full-time position; 70 hours bi-weekly
  • Approximate start date of January 06, 2020 and an expected end date of July 16, 2021 (Approx. 18 months)
  • Dates are subject to change
Salary Information
$19.5989 - $21.3749 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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