INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Elkford, BC (30+ days ago)

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Community :ELKFORD
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Elkford Health Care Centre is looking for a Casual Medical Office Assistant to join their team. Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
  • A current Typing Test 45 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
  • Proof of completion of a Medical Terminology Course;
  • Your Resume indicating two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
  • Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.
This position performs clerical and cashier duties for medical staff under the general direction of the Site Manager, such as:

  • Clerical duties - answering the telephone, scheduling patient appointments and maintaining records of appointments;
  • Obtains medical information from patients and completes a variety of standard forms;
  • Obtains patients’ charts, medical reports, lab results and x-rays;
  • Receives/records payments and issues change and receipts;
  • Types technical and non-technical material - correspondence, medical reports, statements, medical billings, revisions or dictating machines;
  • Telephones or transmits test results and medical information to patients, physicians and others;
  • Arranges referrals to other health care providers and books patient appointments with out of town specialists and diagnostic service agencies.
Hours of work: Monday to Friday – 08:30 – 17:00.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces....Be part of a dynamic team!

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.


Education, Training and Experience:
  • Grade 12,
  • Medical Terminology certificate, Plus
  • Two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Completion of a Typing Test 45 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)
Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to keyboard at 45 wpm.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.