INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Kelowna, BC (5 months ago)

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Community :KELOWNA
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Do you have front-line clerical experience and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team? Kelowna General Hospital is looking for Casual Rehabilitation Services Clerks. Apply today!

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future casual vacancies. A qualified group of candidates will be identified. Once established, the qualified pool will be valid for a period of one year.

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 a variety of clerical duties related to the work of the Rehabilitation Program, such as:

  • Scheduling, booking and communicating appointment information to staff, patients, physicians' offices and/or nursing units;
  • Obtains medical information required from patients and completes a variety of standard forms
  • Reception duties - answering telephones, receiving and relaying messages, receiving and directing visitors, distributes incoming and out-going mail;
  • Posts billing information, receives and records payments, issues change and receipts, and prepares/submits cost estimates for various paying agencies;
  • Data entry functions for a variety of clinical registries and databases;
  • Maintains timekeeping records for staff and submits to payroll;
  • Types technical and non-technical material such as correspondence, reports, letters, pamphlets, posters, manuals, memos from handwritten drafts or dictating machines;
  • Record management duties related to clinical activities;
  • Requisitions, receives and stores stationery and supplies;
  • Arranges meetings - books meeting rooms, types and distributes agendas, transcribes minutes and notes of meetings and disseminates;
  • Composes and signs general correspondence such as appointment confirmations, information requests and form letters. Distributes correspondence as required.
Hours of work: Monday to Friday - 07:30 to 15:30, 07:30 to 12:15, 07:45 to 15:45, 11:45 to 16:00, 08:30 to 16:00, 07:15 to 15:15, 08:00 to 16:00, 08:00 to 15:30, 08:30 to 12:30, 08:00 to 12:45

Casual opportunities offer no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. However, once hired with Interior Health, you will have opportunity to apply to relief and permanent positions.


Education, Training and Experience:
  • Grade 12,
  • 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.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
**Along with your CV (resume), please submit your High School Diploma, a Typing Test (minimum 45 wpm within the past 48 months) from a recognized institution and proof of completion of Medical Terminology Course. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.**