Patient Services Clerk
Acute Perinatal Program, BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre
$23.98 per hour
What you’ll do
Answer the telephone, take and relay messages, calling/paging appropriate personnel to telephone for physician’s orders and patient diagnoses reports, and sends/receives faxed information.
Enter patient information into Cerner system for discharge, transfer to other facilities and transfer between units.
Make appropriate arrangements for patients requiring procedures, both inside and outside the facility such as laboratory tests, CT scans and ultrasounds by booking appointment times, booking ambulance as instructed, and informing applicable care provider.
Transcribe and process physicians’ orders to appropriate forms i.e.: medication record, kardex, for laboratory tests, medications, diagnostic tests and treatments for Registered Nurse (RN)’s approval. Notifies primary RN of stat orders.
Check all charts for any physician’s orders not processed by the end of every shift, processes these orders as necessary, and notifies the charge nurse immediately with any questions related to unprocessed orders.
Prepare charts for new admissions by performing such duties as making identification labels, imprinting chart sheets and attaching physicians’ standing orders.
Maintain patient records including filing loose reports as they arrive on the nursing unit, retrieving previous charts for mothers of newborns from Health Records if requested. Dismantle patient charts on discharge or transfer by distributing and filing sheets according to established procedures and ensuring all patient’s documents in chart.
What you bring
Grade 12 graduation required.
Medical terminology and graduation from an approved Nursing Unit Clerk program.
Minimum one (1) year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
You have the ability to:
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Utilize a variety of computer software applications.
Keyboard 40 w.p.m.
Organize work and operate related equipment.
Physically carry out the duties of the position.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
$23.98 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating days 0700-1500/1500-2300
Requisition Number: 95608
What we do
BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.