Scheduler - Dalhousie Family Medicine - Primary Health Care

Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre - Halifax, NS (13 months ago)

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Req ID: 39038
Location: Central Zone, Mumford Professional Centre
Company: NSHA
Department: 3002087 PHC CZ HPC FP DFM Mumford
Type of Employment: Casual Hourly FT long-term (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit - NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 28-Aug-19

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

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 Health Services Manager, the Scheduler is responsible for creating, managing, inputting and implementing changes to the Dalhousie Family Medicine Mumford and Spryfield Clinic schedule. The scheduling is multi-layered and complex due to the academic model it supports. The scheduler must adhere to scheduling guidelines and protocols to ensure residents are paired with appropriate supervisors, as well as ensuring adequate appointment access for patients . This positions requires an individual with superior communication, organization and time management skills.

The successful applicant may be required to work at both Mumford and Spryfield sites.

Grade 12 or GED
One year related post secondary education or two years relevant experience (i.e. working with hospital schedules)
One year related clerical experience
Knowledge of Electronic Medical Records scheduling interface required
Experience in a primary health care setting an asset
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office with strong working knowledge of Excel
Excellent communication, organizational, and prioritization skills
Detail oriented
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

A skills test may be performed for this position.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work
Long assignment, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly

Assignment dates: September 16, 2019 to September 13, 2021; assignment dates are anticipated and subject to change

Salary Information
$19.7542 - $21.9491 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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