Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital is a large community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care. Having recently completed an expansion and renovation project, the hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community. With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
What we need:
The Unit Clerk works independently with our inter-professional team, to provide reception and clerical support. Primary responsibilities will include:
Acknowledging, receiving and directing patients, visitors, other hospital personnel and external partners in a professional manner
Providing clerical support including: transcribing Physician orders, coordinating meals/snacks for patients, filing, photocopying, faxing, assembling, maintaining patient charts, supporting the nursing staff and payroll entry as directed
The successful candidate may be required to be cross trained and provide coverage between Adult Diabetes Education (ADEC), ED Registration, and Diagnostic Imaging (DI) and the inpatient unit as needed.
The successful candidate must be available to work a variety of shifts, including weekends, with flexibility to cover additional shifts as required. The primary shift is expected to be 11.25 hours days. Please note schedule may change due to operational needs.
$22.54 - $25.67 per hour
Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
What you bring to MSH:
Previous Unit Clerk experience in a hospital setting
Sound knowledge of medical terminology
Strong computer/typing skills, Meditech experience is preferred
Ability to manage multiple demands in a fast-paced environment is essential
Strong customer service focus is also required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational, prioritizing, and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.