Clerk Typist 4

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 80546
Job: Administrative/Service
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Juravinski Hospital
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary: 24.4490 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 24.9479
Post Date: Feb 18, 2020, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Feb 25, 2020, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

Juravinski Cancer Centre Clinics (JCC Clinics) provides services to facilitate the consultation and planning of specialized care, treatment and follow up of patients with cancer. JCC Clinics supports outpatient care within six large clinics, across all disease sites and treatment modalities, serving around 400 patients daily. The unit includes our Primary Nurses, our Clinic Clerks, Lobby and Laboratory Reception Clerks, our Clinic Health Care Aides, our New Patient Referral Clerks and our Patient Registration Clerks. There is also interaction with physicians, allied health professionals, Customer Support Services and with other Henderson Hospital staff through treatment and laboratory services.

Position Summary

As a member of the healthcare team, the Clerk Typist 4 provides support to the Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC) patients, families, and members of the healthcare team. Reporting to the JCC Manager Flow and Operations, the Clerk responsibilities include but are not limited to: patient reception, registration, scheduling, order entry, statistical data, telephone communications, supply and document management, filing, coordination of the patient chart by requesting medical reports, slides and films. Functions according to the job description for the JCC Clerk Typist 4.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days


1. Successful completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
2. Minimum 2 years clerical experience in a healthcare related setting.
3. Successful completion of Medical Terminology 1 & 2 (proof required).
4. Knowledge and skill with office procedures and equipment such as fax, photocopier, label printer, multiple phone lines, and computer.
5. Demonstrated computer proficiency and experience with MOSAIQ, Meditech (Registration; Order Entry; Community Wide Scheduling), MS Office, Teletracking.
6. Keyboarding of at least 45 wpm (subject to testing).
7. Demonstrated effective communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
8. Ability to organize work, prioritize tasks and problem solve in a fast paced environment.
9. Ability to effectively liaise with patients, families, and the interprofessional healthcare team.


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact Human Resources Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement