Working under the general supervision of a Manager, the Unit Clerk will act as the center of communication for a mental health inpatient unit and will be providing clerical and organizational support to staff and physicians. The successful candidate's responsibilities will include, but not limited to, reception, chart preparation and maintenance, processing orders, ordering and maintaining office supplies and data entry. This individual will handle all information in a confidential manner.
As a Unit Clerk, you will be responsible for the efficient flow of communication between health professionals, departments, patients and families while maintaining confidentiality of patient information. You will also be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks which may include reception, greeting and directing visitors, patients and health professionals, maintaining patient records and charts, transcribing and processing physician orders as well as scheduling patient tests and/or treatments. You will also be responsible for performing a range of administrative activities in support of the unit.
Classification: Unit Clerk
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: (PLC) PCU 27 GENERAL PSYCH
Primary Location: Peter Lougheed Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 24-SEP-2019
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 04-OCT-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 6
Shifts per cycle: 12
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $24.99
Maximum Salary: $30.38
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Unit Clerk Course or equivalent training program.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Successful completion of a recognized Unit Clerk Course. An understanding and sensitivity to confidential nature of information received and communicated required. Ability to take directions and to work independently under general supervision required. Strong computer skills essential. Knowledge of medical terminology required.
Experience in Addiction and Mental Health preferred. Minimum 1-2 years Unit Clerk Experience preferred. Knowledge of SCM, Clinibase, OR Manager and ESP preferred.