The Administrative Support IV position is an integral role within the Bed Planning office. The position works alongside the Site Managers, Bed Coordinators and the clerical staff with Admitting. The position performs complex clerical duties related to patient bed allocation, admission, direct admission and transferring of patients. The successful candidate is responsible for accurately placing admissions according to diagnosis and isolation requirements. The position serves as a point of initial contact for physicians seeking admission of patients to hospital through any of the Main or Emergency Admitting areas. Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, and other medical staff. Other duties include attending daily site capacity huddles, communicating with unit charge nurses, unit clerks, unit managers, admitting staff and physicians providing guidance and work leadership to student placements.
As an Administrative Support IV, you will require advanced administrative or specialized skills and knowledge to support complex procedures, practices and initiatives within a department or program.
Classification: Administrative Support IV
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: Admission Coordination UAH
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 31-JAN-2020
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 10-FEB-2020
Hours per Shift: 5.00, 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: Varied
Shifts per cycle: Varied
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $24.99
Maximum Salary: $30.38
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of post-secondary education (e.g. course(s) in office of business administration, medical office assistant).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Grade 12 or equivalent required. Medical Terminology required. Medical Office assistant Diploma required. Experience in Admitting or in Bed Planning. Accurate and proficient keyboarding skills of 40-50 wpm required. Demonstrated proficiency of Netcare and Windows (Microsoft Word, EDIS, Tandem, Skype, Excel and Access).
Experience at the UAH preferred. Prior experience working with the public is preferred. Client support leadership experience is preferred. Excellent knowledge of the English language both written and oral. Maintains a professional image and demonstrated ability to remain calm, courteous, and tactful at all times. Demonstrated ability to work well under stress and heavy workload. Must be able to prioritize on an ongoing basis. Demonstrated ability to work independently.