Work Site: Bella Coola General Hospital - Bella Coola, BC
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $22.49 per hour
Hours: 08:00-16:00 with Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays off
Bella Coola sits in a mountain valley at the head of the North Bentinck Channel, 500 km north of Vancouver, with a population of about 1800 people. The community is at the end of a long, truly magnificent fjord, on the mainland coast of British Columbia. Bella Coola General Hospital has 10 acute bed, 5 residential beds and a 3 bed emergency department open 24/7, along with a laboratory, diagnostic imaging services, Telehealth, Mental Health, Public Health, Home & Community Support Services. Also within the hospital are a medical clinic and a pharmacy.
Within the context of a client/resident and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position performs clerical duties in support of health records management, obtains information required in the admission of patients to the facility, emergency, acute and residential care, completes admission documentation, discharge documentation, and maintains patient files accordingly. Receives, records and accounts for payments received in accordance with policies and procedures. Responsibilities include pulling, distributing, retrieving, assembling, reviewing and filing health records and reports. Releases information to authorized personnel in accordance with established standards and procedures, conducts censuses on charts. Schedule and books appointments. Performs reception and information services by receiving visitors, as well as answering telephones.
Education & Experience
Grade 12, plus one year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to keyboard at 45 wpm.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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