Admitting Clerk, Admitting & Registration

Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre - Halifax, NS (15 days ago)

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Department/Program: Admitting & Registration, Quality & Systems Performance
Type of Employment: Temporary Hourly PT long-assignment (40% FTE) until 05/25/2020
Req ID: 40481
Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit
Compensation: $19.9923 - $21.804/hour
Posting Date: November 22, 2019
Closing Date: December 1, 2019
Start Date: ASAP

The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region. The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve. We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.

Position Summary

The Admitting Clerk performs a variety of reception and clerical duties required for the efficient operation of the unit. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: data entry (in-patient and outpatient registration, admission, discharge, transfer and pre-registrations); required transport functions, in accordance with unit and Health Centre policies; ordering and maintaining supplies; specific auditing functions; Point Pleasant Lodge reservations; arranging for shift coverage.

Hours of Work

Department is operational 24/7; 4 & 7 hour shifts, includes days, evenings, nights and weekends, hours subject to change with notice. Regularly scheduled hours are: Week 2 Tues/Thurs 0600-1400, Wed/Fri 0630-1430

Minimum High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
Completion of a recognized office administration program an asset.
Previous experience in a similar role preferred.
Emergency experience preferred.
Demonstrated accurate keyboarding and data entry skills required. Testing will be conducted on short-listed candidates and results will be factored into the candidate’s overall suitability for this position.
Demonstrated organizational, analytical, time management, interpersonal and communication skills required.
Flexibility to work additional shifts preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology an asset.
Competency in other languages an asset, French preferred.

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