The Unit Clerk is responsible for managing the flow of information and providing clerical support to staff and physicians in the Level 2 and Level 3 nurseries at the Foothills Medical Centre. As the Unit Clerk you will process physicians’ orders, assemble standard forms for patient charts and act as a first point of contact for information for patients, families and public approaching the unit. The Unit Clerk will be expected to demonstrate the following: Interpersonal and communication skills to establish relationships and interact with patients, families and the multi-disciplinary team. Act in a manner which promotes and encourages family centered care in the NICU. Organization and time management skills to efficiently prioritize workload in a fast paced environment. Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally. Exercise sound judgement and confidentiality with patient information. Able to be self-directed, motivated and exercise independent decision making. Accuracy and attention to detail. Integrate the values of AHS in all aspects of work: compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and safety. Compliance with the AHS Hand Hygiene Policy as outlined by IPC.
As a Unit Clerk, you will be responsible for the efficient flow of communication between health professionals, departments, patients and families while maintaining confidentiality of patient information. You will also be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks which may include reception, greeting and directing visitors, patients and health professionals, maintaining patient records and charts, transcribing and processing physician orders as well as scheduling patient tests and/or treatments. You will also be responsible for performing a range of administrative activities in support of the unit.
Classification: Unit Clerk
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: (FMC) PCU 55 NICU
Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 17-DEC-2019
Employee Class: Casual/Relief
Date Available: 06-JAN-2020
Hours per Shift: Varies
Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
Shifts per cycle: Varies
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
Days Off: Other
Minimum Salary: $24.99
Maximum Salary: $30.38
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Unit Clerk Course or equivalent training program.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Experience with Clinibase, SCM, Metavision. Completion of a recognized course in medical terminology. Proficiency in word processing, basic computer skills, and use of office equipment.
Previous NICU experience.