Administrative and Data Entry Clerk, Newborn Screening, BC Women’s
PHSA
Vancouver, BC
Lower Mainland Laboratories is a service of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), responsible for providing public laboratory services throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Hospital-based laboratories in Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health, Providence Health Care and PHSA provide both inpatient and outpatient laboratory services. These specialty laboratories provide a variety of reference and specialized testing.

BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.

Administrative and Data Entry Clerk, Newborn Screening, BC Women’s

Reference # 73762

Temporary, Full-Time (until March 2019)

Wage: $21.29 per hour

Vancouver, BC

The Administrative and Data Entry Clerk performs clerical and secretarial duties including data entry of patient/test information into the laboratory information system, typing a variety of materials including patient reports, maintaining department files and records, taking and transcribing minutes of meetings, and booking appointments.

Duties and Accountabilities:
Receives incoming specimens and requisitions and checks for accuracy and completeness of information such as personal health number, name, date of birth and tests required. Contacts physicians or labs for missing information and makes necessary corrections.
Enters patient data into computer systems, issues new patient identification number where required and identifies duplicate record problems, obtains or clarifies missing or questionable information, corrects errors and omissions in patient demographic data and enters corrections into computer systems.
Assembles and types a variety of material such as manuals, articles for publication, teaching materials, schedules, duty lists and rosters, reports, correspondence, and statistics from memoranda, e-mail, dictation or rough draft, as required.
Sets up and maintains department files and records such as patient files, laboratory reports, correspondence, inventories, billings and schedules.
Answers telephone enquiries, takes messages, and refers calls where appropriate.

Qualifications:
Education, Experience and Training

Grade 12 and two year’s of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities

Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.

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Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.

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