ER Ward Clerk -

Geraldton District Hospital - Geraldton, ON (30+ days ago)

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As a fully accredited, progressive health care organization, Geraldton District Hospital is committed to providing

high quality services to residents of Greenstone and surrounding First Nations communities.
With 23 acute care beds, 26 long-term care beds, a 24-hour emergency department and a heliport, Geraldton

District Hospital provides an array of services, including clinical nutrition, diagnostic imaging,
laboratory, outreach chemotherapy, rehabilitation social work and telemedicine.

ER / Ward Clerk
Temporary Part Time (Up to 1 Year)

Geraldton District Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic, organized and self-motivated individual to

join our Clerical Team to perform clerical/registration/admitting functions required for the
operations of the Emergency and Out-patient department, the coordination of

communications, and to act as a receptionist.

Duties Include:
Performs clerical functions related to emergency department activities
Acts as a receptionist for the Emergency department
Performs all patient registration activities related to emergency/outpatient and admitting
Assists with the processing of physician orders. Enters lab and imaging orders in Meditech

for checking by RN/RPN
Arranges patient transfers electronically, via PTAC, to other facilities
Updates the Provincial Hospital Resources System (PHRS) daily, as per policy
Coordinates communication effectively, both internally and externally, pertaining to

patient-related and unit activities
Maintains accurate patient registration databases
Participates in the compilation of month-end statistical information and daily census
Performs switchboard duties as required
Provides relief for AC and/or LTC clerks as required
Orders and stocks appropriate supplies for the Unit obtained from Material Management
Maintains petty cash and collects monies as related to emergency department patient


Secondary School Diploma
Knowledge of medical terminology and/or successful completion of a recognized medical

terminology course
General office assistant diploma or certificate at the community college level or other

related post-secondary education is preferred.
Minimum of one year of recent, related experience in a clerical role, including

receptionist/switchboard duties
Recent, related experience in a hospital or medical clinic setting is preferred
Bilingualism in both official languages is an asset
Knowledge and understanding of the Indigenous cultures/languages is an asset

Geraldton District Hospital is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to

applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

If you interested in combining a fulfilling lifestyle with a challenging opportunity, please submit your

application and resume in confidence, by email, to: