Staffing Clerk, Perioperative/Surgical Services

Nova Scotia Health Authority - Bridgewater, NS (30+ days ago)

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Req ID: 69793
Location: Western Zone, South Shore Regional Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: 3000067 PERI Operating Room SSRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (40% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit - NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 8-Jun-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Manager, the Staffing Clerk organizes staffing requirements as determined by the Nursing Department and ensures the reporting of time worked related duties and clerical functions. Other duties may include:

Prepare schedules for nursing units as per collective agreements, processing time off requests, filling all deficits and communicate changes as appropriate;
Maintain updated staff availability information;
Prepare daily staffing data report, appropriate database and timesheets; and
Other duties as assigned by the Manager
Grade XII
One (1) year Secretarial or Business program
Minimum of one (1) year experience in a clerical position
Demonstrated knowledge of pertinent collective agreements as they relate to staff scheduling
Demonstrated knowledge of computerized payroll, daily time input or accounting systems
Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, database & spreadsheet software programs
Demonstrated accountability
Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills
Demonstrated commitment to customer service
Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills
Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work

Permanent, part time (0.4) position; 28 hours bi-weekly

Salary Information

$21.2667 - $23.7947 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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