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Unit Clerk - Ambulatory Care

Requisition ID: 7711 

Position Number: 20030627

Posting End Date: May 23, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: AAC Neurology 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1550(204)

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 05/03/2019

Reason for Term: Other

FTE: 0.70 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 8.25

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174

 

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Position Overview

Reporting to the Manager of Patient Care or Nurse In-Charge and working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the incumbent receives patients to clinic/unit and ensures appropriate documentation is completed accurately. Acts as communication link for the unit, answering telephone calls, determining urgency, and forwarding calls or taking and relaying messages. Obtains, assembles and maintains charts. Transcribes physicians’ orders. Schedules appointments/tests for patients and obtains test results. Performs a variety of tasks for the care and comfort of patients. Prepares payroll information for the area. Maintains clinic/unit supplies, compiles statistical information and performs other miscellaneous duties as required. Enters patient data into applicable information systems. Follows all HSC policy and procedures and or specific clinic standard operating procedures.

Experience

  • Previous related work experience preferred.
  • Current hospital based information systems/programs; scheduling systems/programs preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Unit Clerk training program required.
  • Medical terminology (75% pass mark) required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Typing/keyboarding skills minimum 40 wpm required.

  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).

  • Ability to organize, manage time and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and seek assistance as necessary.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to operate information technology equipment as required, e.g. fax, photocopier, computer, etc.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
  • Preference will be given to candidates competent in an Aboriginal language and/or knowledgeable in Aboriginal customs, beliefs, and practices.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to function effectively in a stressful environment with frequent interruptions.

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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