RESPIRATORY SERVICES CLERK

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

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Job title :RESPIRATORY SERVICES CLERK
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is looking for a Casual Respiratory Services Clerk to join their team. Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
  • A current Typing Test 45 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
  • Proof of completion of a Medical Terminology Course;
  • Your Resume indicating two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
  • Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.
This position performs a variety of clerical duties related to the work of the Respiratory Services department, such as:

  • Patient registration;
  • Scheduling, booking and communicating appointment information to Respiratory Services staff, patients, physicians' offices and/or nursing units;
  • Performs data entry functions for a variety of clinical registries and databases by entering information into software program(s) Organizes and arranges for pediatric and adult sedation, catheterization exams, ambulance bookings;
  • Reception duties - answering telephones, receiving and relaying messages, receiving and directing visitors, distributes incoming out-going mail;
  • Obtains patients’ charts, medical reports, lab results and x-rays from internal and external sources as requested by physicians and/or professional staff.
  • Record management duties related to clinical activities such as setting up and maintaining filing systems, indexing files and materials to be filed, and conducting file searches for requested information
  • Uses Registration, Clinical, and Financial database systems to extract, compile, report and graph information for research and statistical evaluation
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

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Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
  • Grade 12,
  • Medical Terminology course, Plus
  • Two 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.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**