Clerk, Health Records / Admitting - Bella Bella

Vancouver Coastal Health - Bella Bella, BC (10 months ago)

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Work Site: R.W. Large Memorial Hospital - Health Records - Bella Bella, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $20.54 per hour
Hours: 0800-1200/1300-1630
Reference#: 108247-tbo

ABOUT BELLA BELLA, BC:
Bella Bella is a beautiful island community off the central coast of British Columbia, 690 km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography.

The R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella has 7 acute beds, 7 residential beds and a 4-bed emergency department open 24/7, along with Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging services. It offers telehealth services as well as speciality clinics. R.W. Large Memorial Hospital also has an Intensive Case Management team for mental health and substance use. There is a medical clinic and a pharmacy located in the hospital. The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory and Radiology Technologists, Combined Lab/X-Ray Technologists, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, and Support Services Personnel.

R.W. Large Memorial Hospital is located in the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk Nation.

JOB SUMMARY:
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. Performs reception and information services by receiving visitors, as well as answering telephones.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education & Experience

Grade 12, plus one year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & 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.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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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