General Office Clerk II, Health Information Services

IWK Health Centre - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Department/Program: Health Records, Strategy and Performance
Type of Employment: Casual Relief x 1 position(s)
Req ID: 71467
Union Status: NSGEU Office and Clerical, Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit
Compensation: $19.9923 - $21.804/hour
Posting Date: May 27, 2020
Closing Date: June 3, 2020
Start Date: ASAP

The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region. The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve. We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Health Information Services, the General Office Clerk works independently and is responsible for duties associated with the record processing function specific to Health Information Services. Primary responsibilities will include chart assembly, retrieval and filing of patient records, filing of patient reports, scanning, responding to telephone requests, and other duties as assigned.

Hours of Work

Varies based on departmental coverage schedule 7 days a week between 0700 - 2300 hours; includes days, evenings, and weekends, 7 hour shifts.

Minimum High School diploma or G.E.D. required
Graduate from a recognized Office Administration Program preferred
Previous experience in a similar role is an asset.
Keyboarding skills minimum of 40 wpm required, 60 wpm is preferred (testing may be conducted on candidates)
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer programs/technology (testing may be conducted on candidates)
Proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills required
Demonstrated ability to respectfully work with a variety of inter-professional team members required
High degree of initiative, diligence, attention to detail, and self-discipline/focus
Commitment to continual learning and willing to share knowledge and support the development of co-workers
Demonstrated knowledge of Family Centered Care.
Flexibility required for changes in shift on short notice and to meet workload demands.
Demonstrated knowledge of Medical Terminology and/or MEDITECH is an asset.
Competency in other languages considered an asset; French preferred.

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