SURGICAL BOOKING CLERK

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Kelowna, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job title :SURGICAL BOOKING CLERK
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is looking for a casual Surgical Booking Clerk to join their team! - if you have graduated from Grade 12, have three year's recent experience and a current typing TEST 45 wpm or greater....Apply today!

The Surgical Booking Clerk plays a significant role in ensuring that the overall surgical booking requirements are met. Applies critical thinking and uses current knowledge of procedure protocols and computerized systems to schedule and assign patients/procedures to the daily surgical bookings. Duties may include:

  • Receives and processes requests for surgical procedures and coordinates with physicians and their offices;
  • Develops and updates surgical waitlists and slates using computerized surgical scheduling systems - PICIS OR Manager, Surgical Patient Registry (SPR), Community Wide Scheduling (CWS), etc.;
  • Edits surgical slate - identifying errors or conflicts, assigning extra cases, adjusting slate, confirms final booking assignments with designated personnel;
  • Communicates and collaborates with Admitting, Medical Device Reprocessing, nursing units, anesthetists, surgeons and other departments;
  • Instructs patients/family of pre-operative instructions for the surgical procedures, pre admission clinic visits and other appointments;
  • Compiles, maintains and distributes designated surgical usage/surgical statistical data;
  • Generates a variety of reports relating to surgical bookings and waitlists;
  • Clerical duties;
  • Performs site/department specific duties - inputting patient data and transcribing information into relevant systems; acting as a communication link for the unit; arranging for patient tests, entering diagnostic requisitions, and receiving results; assembling and maintaining patient charts; maintaining unit supply levels.
Hours of work:
This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
  • Grade 12,
  • Three 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.
 Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
 Ability to organize work.
 Ability to operate related equipment.