Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
PLM Lab Administration CEH
Type of Employment:
Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Posting Closing Date:
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 Laboratory Services Manager, this position is responsible for registering laboratory patients in an effective and courteous manner, considering always the well-being of the client and coworkers in accordance with NSHA’s Key Strategic Priority Quality and Patient Safety. Incumbent must be self-motivated with the organizational skills necessary to perform the tasks associated with the lab registration and reception areas. The incumbent must be able to work independently with the ability to prioritize daily tasks. Rotating shifts and weekend/evening coverage and cross training within other areas of Laboratory Services may be required. Key components of the position are communication, customer service, data accuracy, punctuality, attention to detail, compliance to standard operating procedures as well as OH&S regulations, etc.
Travel may be required to other sites depending on operational needs
- High School diploma required
- Graduate of a post-secondary secretarial or office administration program or equivalent required
- Successful completion Graduation from an approved Medical Terminology course required.
- Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications for Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required
- Training and experience in spreadsheet and database software program is an asset.
- Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications for Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook is required
- Demonstrated proficiency in current Meditech applications preferred (Admissions/OE/EMR)
- Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills are required; must be an effective team player
- Current WHMIS certification is required
- Recent NVCI training / certification considered an asset
- Previous work attendance may be considered
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Hours of Work
Long Assignment Full Time Position; 70 hours bi-weekly
With an approximate start date of Janaury 31, 2021 and an expected end date of January 31, 2022 (approx. 12 months)
These are anticipated dates and may be subject to change
$20.0857 - $21.9045
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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