MEDICAL REGISTRATION SWITCHBOARD CLERK
We have an exciting casual Medical Registration Switchboard clerk position that has recently opened up at Squamish Hospital. If you have have knowledge of medical terminology, have completed your Medical Office Assistant, Hospital Support Specialist and/or HIM diploma and have experience working in a medical setting we want to hear from you!. This position requires you to be available to work days, evenings and weekends on a casual basis with no guaranteed hours. If you are able to meet the above requirements and you are interested in making an impact, we want to hear from you!
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.
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.
Grade 12, plus two years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Employees of Providence Health Care receive an excellent and comprehensive health benefit package, as per their collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.
*Other benefit packages may apply if this is an affiliate posting.
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