Req ID: 110843
Location: Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Department: IMIT HIS Admitting & Registration CEH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (20% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals CUPE
Posting Closing Date: 17-May-21
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 Manager of Health Information Services, the Admitting Clerk is responsible for the registration/booking of Clinical, Ambulatory Care, day surgery patients in an accurate, efficient and courteous manner. The Admitting clerk is also responsible for the admission, discharge and transfer of patients in the Meditech system. Other duties of the admitting clerk include:
Responsible for obtaining and accurately updating client information at time of registration, including demographic and provider information
Completes daily registration checks, to ensure data integrity is being maintained at all times
Ensures data integrity is maintained within the Meditech system in accordance with provincial standards
Responsible to perform day to day activities within Health Information Services as required
Responsible to perform other related duties as assigned
Grade 12 plus successful completion of a one year secretarial or business program, or 1 year recent clerical/secretarial experience required
Graduate from an approved Medical Terminology course required
Computer training on software programs such as Microsoft Word, Windows, Internet, Microsoft Outlook and meditech systems required; computer experience is required
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills are required; must be an effective team player
Current WHMIS certification required
Recent NVCI training / certification considered an asset
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for this position
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.
Hours of Work
Permanent part-time (20%) position; 14 hours biweekly
Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and evenings required
$20.0857 - $21.9045 hourly
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.