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Ward Clerk

BRUYÈRE CONTINUING CARE

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

Competition: 17-CUPE-262

Program: Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital

Position Type: Temporary, Vacation replacement / Relief, Day/Evening, Approximately 412.5 hours

Salary Scale: $24.391 to $28.016 /hr, plus a percentage in lieu of benefits

Start Date: 2017/12/04

Closing Date: 2017/12/10 

As part of Bruyère Continuing Care you will be contributing to fulfilling our Mission which is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and residents by living our values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.

Function Summary

The Ward Clerk will provide administrative support and clerical services to the patient care unit which ensures smooth efficient running of the unit by acting in the capacity of the resource centre and thereby facilitating and promoting an environment conducive to continuous quality patient-centered care for the unit/program. This position reports to the designated manager within the specific unit/program.

He/She is committed to living the Mission and Values of Bruyère Continuing Care.

He/She is committed to patient and resident safety, on-going learning and continuous quality improvement. 


Required Qualifications

    • Secondary school diploma, or equivalent
    • Medical Terminology or Ward Clerk course or equivalent (equivalency must include medical terminology course)
    • Ability to transcribe medical orders
    • Fluent in French and English
    • Intermediate computer skills
    • Proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, electronic mail, spreadsheets etc.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Clerical/secretarial skills
    • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
    • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public
    • Ability to work autonomously
    • Ability to effectively collaborate with the members of the interprofessional team and support staff
    • Flexibility, aptitude, ability and innovation in practice to work within continuously changing environment
    • Sensitivity to the needs and capabilities of Bruyère Continuing Care patient population.
 
Additional Information
All applicants must provide a recent CV, and a cover letter that clearly indicates that they meet the required qualifications. Copies of their degrees and certifications, if applicable, must also be included.

Bruyère Continuing Care is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which may be required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Regular work attendance may be taken into consideration.

About Bruyère

As one of the largest health care centres of its kind in Canada, Bruyère is committed to improving the quality of life and independence of the diverse community we serve in the Champlain region. We do this by providing compassionate and quality care through our ongoing commitment to advancing teaching, education and research. We provide complex continuing care, care of the elderly and rehabilitation, palliative care, family medicine, specialized services, long-term care and independent and assisted living. We offer a wide range of employment opportunities, competitive salaries, a variety of excellent benefits and the opportunity to impact the lives of the people in our community. Consider a career at Bruyère, located in the beautiful Ottawa region!

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What it's like to work at Bruyère

Enhancing Lives. Transforming Care.

Bruyère firmly occupies a unique and well established position in the Ottawa healthcare community as well as an international reputation for excellence and compassionate care. As one of the largest health care centres of its kind in Canada, Bruyère provides complex continuing care, rehabilitation, palliative care, family medicine, specialized services, long-term care and independent and assisted living.

Care, education and research

Bruyère is committed to improving the quality of life and independence of the diverse community we serve in the Champlain region. We do this by providing compassionate and quality care through our ongoing commitment to advancing teaching, education and research. We are a teaching facility for health care students in many disciplines under affiliation agreements with the University of Ottawa and several colleges. For advancing research, the Bruyère Research Institute is a hospital-based research centre affiliated with Bruyère.

A look inside Bruyère

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Benefits & Perks

Supporting your success

We offer competitive salaries and a wide variety of excellent benefits. We are committed to supporting our employees by fostering an environment that encourages teamwork, a complete orientation program, leadership and management workshops, learning and development opportunities, employee recognition programs and feedback surveys to ensure a fulfilling experience.

Guided by the right values

Bruyère is an incredible place to work. Our values are respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning and serve as guiding pillars. We care for our employees by offering competitive salaries and benefits such as short and long-term disability benefits, pension plans, paid vacation and holiday leaves, an employee assistance program and encouraging an active lifestyle thanks to our fitness facilities and our location in the Ottawa-Gatineau Region.

Make a difference

Discover a place where you can have a positive impact on the quality of life for patients, residents, tenants and families. We offer employment opportunities across departments and a wide variety of challenging clinical specialty areas. Come discover a career with Bruyère, and visit www.bruyere.org for more information.

Ward Clerk, BRUYÈRE CONTINUING CARE, Ottawa, ON, CANADA