Providence Health Care is the Lead Health Authority for the Lower Mainland Health Information Management (HIM) Consolidation. Recognized as part of a collaborative initiative between four of British Columbia’s largest healthcare employers, Providence Health Care, Fraser Health, Provincial Health Services, and Vancouver Coastal Health, who combined employ over 60,000 staff and have sites spanning areas from Powell River to Richmond, and through to Hope, British Columbia, the HIM team is committed to providing quality service to patients and clients alike. Health Information Management’s vision is to support and improve the planning and delivery of health care by leading in the adoption and development of knowledge & technology, and the sharing of best practices for Registration, Transcription, Coding and Record Management services.
Medical Clerk Registration Switchboard
Temporary Part Time 0.80 FTE (Until December 29, 2017 or return of incumbent)
Reporting to the Coordinator and/or designate, performs a variety of registration and switchboard functions such registering patients (including inpatients, outpatients, ambulatory care patients and emergency patients) in the computerized admission/discharge/transfer system. Processes preadmissions, admissions, and discharges. Identifies and provides available bed options to appropriate clinical staff as requested. Operates the computerized telephone exchange, locates personnel through the use of pagers, answering services and the public address systems, and responds to emergencies by methods such as calling established codes. Performs other related clerical functions as required.
Education, Training and Experience
- Grade 12, plus two years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
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 operate related equipment.
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Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.