Booking Clerk 1 - Central Booking
Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
Truro, NS
Req ID: 34534
Location: Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Company: NSHA
Department: 3003138 IMIT HIS Admitting & Registration CEH
Type of Employment: Casual Hourly FT long-term (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit - CUPE
Posting Closing Date: 28-May-19

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Manager of Health Information the Booking Clerk schedules appointments for Radiology, Ambulatory Care Clinics, Clinics, etc., as well as other applicable departments as they become part of the Central Scheduling process. Booking of Respiratory, Non Invasive Cardiology and Pain Management Clinics

Cross training with registration required.


Successful completion of Grade XII or equivalent required
Graduate of a post-secondary secretarial or office administration program or equivalent required
Successful completion of a recognized Medical Terminology course is required
1-2 years previous demonstrated experience with a computerized booking system is required
Related hospital exposure in an applicable setting is required
Proficiency in computer applications for Microsoft (Office Word & Excel) Outlook, Explorer, as well as Meditech computer training and experience is required
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, must be an effective team player
Ability to work independently and/or with others
Ability to work under pressure with time limitations
Understands the importance of accuracy
Current WHMIS certification required
Recent NVCI training / certification considered an asset
Ability to work Rotating Shifts may be required
Previous work attendance may be considered
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for this position
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information

Hours of Work

Long Assignment Full-time Position; 70 hours biweekly

Beginning May 27, 2019 with an expected end date of May 30, 2020

Dates are approximate and subject to change

Salary Information

Booking Clerk:
$19.5925 - $21.3666 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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