Posting #: 2019-851762
Position: Unit Clerk
Department: Emergency Registration
Status: Permanent Part time
Hours: Monday to Sunday, Various rotating shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.
This is what you’ll be doing:
Registers patients using Meditech software. Validates healthcare coverage. Acquires required information and payment method for uninsured patients and accurately enters all required data. Creates and closes treatment records. Answers telephone. Deals with inquiries from the public, family and hospital staff. Completes various clerical tasks/audits as required. Admits patients following established protocols and collaboration with nursing unit staff regarding bed allocation. Works with accommodation staff to reassign beds as necessitated through preferred accommodations. Acquires appropriate insurance information and required signatures from patient or family members. Manages bill payment amounts and receipts for patients. Other related duties as required.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
A recent medical office administration diploma and/or a minimum of 2 years relevant admin experience in a healthcare setting required
Advanced keyboarding and extremely accurate data entry skills required
Must be familiar with work-related hardware such as personal computers, printers, fax machines, wireless phones and scanning devices
Minimum of 30 wpm typing speed required
Must have experience using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook and Word
Successful completion of medical terminology course required
Accurate spelling is required
Able to work with minimal supervision and to prioritize work
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Demonstrated customer service skills and the ability to diplomatically respond to physicians, staff and family inquiries in a demanding work environment
Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position which involves frequent sitting, standing and reaching
Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.
Salary: $19.93 to $24.88 per hour
Date Posted: November 12, 2019
Application Deadline for employees: November 19, 2019
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via the HHS website www.haltonhealthcare.ca directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on HHS hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative.
HHS is a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.