Clerk II - Pre-Admission Clinic Surgical Services

Oakville East, ONTARIO | 9 months
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Job Description

Posting#: 2018-816712


Position: Clerk II

Department: Pre-Admission Clinic

Status: Temporary Part-time for approx. 6 months  (must provide availability up to 0.5FTE)

Hours: Monday to Sunday - various 8 hour shifts, weekends as required (Hours subject to change based on operational needs)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.   We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you’ll be doing:

The successful incumbent will be responsible for all front office clerical functions such as:

  • Patient reception and registration
  • Chart preparation
  • Appointment booking
  • Filing
  • Communication with physicians, staff, patients and visitors
  • Answer telephone inquiries
  • Order supplies
  • Order entry for lab, diagnostic and doctor requests
  • Other general office duties

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; team players; effective communicators; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.  

  • Office administration diploma from a recognized college or equivalent experience required
  • Medical terminology certificate or equivalent working experience required
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a comparable position required.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Minimum of 30 wpm typing speed required
  • Must have fast and accurate data entry skills
  • Experience using patient related databases, e.g. Meditech
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently in a busy environment
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Able to diplomatically respond to inquiries from staff, volunteers, patients, family members and members of the general public
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Must be physically able to perform the job: prolonged periods of time sitting; standing; walking; and pushing and pulling variety of wheeled equipment.
  • Must be available for shifts on short notice
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Date Posted: January 11, 2018

Internal applications due by:January 18, 2018

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via the HHS website   directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities].  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on HHS hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative.  HHS is also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

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