Clerk Registration Switchboard

REQ: 
PHC21-130873
Work Area: 
Registration - Squamish Hospital
Base Site: 
Squamish General Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Temporary Part Time
End Date: 
Mar 31, 2022 or return of incumbent
FTE: 
0.80
Wage: 
$23.81-23.81
Job Category: 
Health Information Management
Category: 
Acute Care Hospital
Hours: 
0700-1500, 0730-1530, 0730-1330, 1515-2145, 1530-2200
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

Summary

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.

Skills

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.

Education

Grade 12, plus two years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.