ByWard Family Health (BWFHT), formerly University of Ottawa Health Services (UOHS), offers a comprehensive range of services to the University of Ottawa students, faculty, staff, and the general public. BWFHT operates busy clinics open to University of Ottawa students, faculty and staff, other patients registered to a BWFHT family physician as well as members of the general public. We are committed to delivering timely, quality and collaborative assessment, treatment and health promotion, in a supportive and caring environment that is open and transparent to social, ethnic, and income factors.
The clinical assistant provides direct patient care in the clinical setting and performs work as required under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Coordinate patient flow through the clinic – waiting room, exam room.
Triage patients for their appointment as per the triage protocol.
Measure vital signs on each patient as per Triage Guidelines and record in the electronic medical record.
Maintain electronic medical records and document accurately as per Triage Guidelines.
Clean and sterilize materials and instruments following instrument reprocessing standards and guidelines.
Prepare examination rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations and procedures.
Work collaboratively with nurses, physicians and reception staff to promote efficient clinic functioning and quality of patient experience.
Participate in team and staff meetings as requested.
Participate in staff development programs and promote team cohesiveness.
Successful completion of a Health Care Aide course (or equivalent).
Previous experience as a health care aide in a healthcare environment.
Current First Aid and CPR certifications.
Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced clinical environment.
Bilingual (French and English) is a must.
Computer literacy: MS Word, Outlook, EMR and Internet.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Please apply online. We thank all applicants for applying; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
BWFHT is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact us at 613-564-3950 and specify the nature of your accommodation request.