Grande Prairie, found in northwest Alberta, is a growing city with over 65,000 residents and serving approximately 260,000 people in the trading area. Grande Prairie has something for everyone. Outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities are available at the numerous parks and golf courses, in addition to a state of the art recreation facility. The city also has a vibrant arts and culture community with an art gallery, a few museums, and live theatre. There are also a multitude of dining and shopping opportunities. This Administrative Support IV – Operating Room Booking Clerk position offers a unique opportunity to work in the surgical program within the QEII Regional Hospital then transfer to new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital currently under construction. Targeted opening in 2020. We are looking forward to expansion of Urology, Orthopedics, ENT, General, Gyne and Ophthalmology surgery as well as the addition of Bariatric, Oncoplastics and support for the new cancer center, including radiation therapy. The Operating Room Booking Clerk works with minimal supervision to book patients for their elective surgical procedures and pre-admission clinic appointments, in accordance with the established QEIIRH and Surgery Strategic Clinical Network OR Booking Guidelines. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.
As an Administrative Support IV, you will require advanced administrative or specialized skills and knowledge to support complex procedures, practices and initiatives within a department or program.
Classification: Administrative Support IV
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: OR Booking
Primary Location: Grande Prairie QE II Hsp/Mac
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 26-AUG-2019
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 05-SEP-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 8
Shifts per cycle: 40
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $24.99
Maximum Salary: $30.38
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of post-secondary education (e.g. course(s) in office of business administration, medical office assistant).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Advanced medical terminology required. 3 years’ experience scheduling patients required. Demonstrated skill and experience with the Microsoft Office suite of tools. Demonstrated intermediate skill with Excel spreadsheets.
Intimate knowledge of the ORM scheduling application in Meditech. Preference in hiring will be given to candidates with 3 years of recent Surgical Booking, Nursing or Medical Office experience booking patients for appointments/procedures.