Communication Clerk - ER
Groves Memorial Community Hospital
Fergus, ON


A regular part time Communication Clerk opportunity is available in the Emergency Department of Groves Memorial Community Hospital.

This position is unionized with Unifor, Local 1106.

This position is responsible for facilitating effective communication and providing reception and clerical support to the Emergency Department including:

Electronic Registration/Admission/Discharge/Transfer of Emergency Department patients
Assessing medical records
Reporting requirements on provincial web based programs
Responding to patient and health care team requests by phone and in person
Word processing
Processing physician orders
Chart assembly, filing, requisition completion, form photocopying
Arranging tests/procedures and transportation
Maintaining clerical supplies in the department
Answering dispatch phones, organizing Criticall

Medical terminology course required
Medical Office Administration Certificate (or related program) preferred
Previous clerical experience in a medical setting required
Skilled in computer applications including Microsoft (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Meditech programs (ADT and Order Entry an asset)
Excellent clerical proficiency
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and time management expertise to cope in a challenging and often stressful environment
Documented dependability (excellent attendance record)
Hours of Work: As per department schedule including shift work and weekend rotation

Interested INTERNAL applicants view the internal posting on the Hospital Intranet at and apply only to

EXTERNAL applicants may apply to and are considered only after the internal posting process has been completed. Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Quote job posting # 2019-66 in the subject line.

Groves Memorial Community Hospital strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.

Groves Memorial Community Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a safe, healthy and respectful workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.

Posting Date:
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 16:45

Job Type:
All Others (Management, Administrative, Support Services etc.)

Contact Name:
Human Resources 2019-66

Contact Email: