Start a rewarding career in Health Information Management as a Registration Clerk at one of our many hospital sites in the Greater Vancouver Region (Vancouver, UBC, Richmond, North Vancouver). Candidates with knowledge of medical terminology and have a passion for working within health care are encouraged to apply!
HIM is a leader in the collection, storage, and use of patient information within British Columbia. As a consolidated Lower Mainland department of Providence Health Care, HIM has staff at about 40 geographically dispersed locations across Fraser Health, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health.
Approximately 1,450 staff working the following Service Areas: Registration, Records Management, Transcription Services & Health Information Exchange, and Coding & Informatics. Additional Corporate Services include: Strategic Planning, Projects & Business Optimization, Culture & Communications.
Registers patients (including inpatients, outpatients, ambulatory care patients and emergency patients) in the computerized admission/discharge/transfer system. Processes preadmissions, admissions, and discharges. Prints, reviews and/or maintains list of available beds. If requested, compares patient information to available beds and provides available bed options to appropriate clinical staff. Liaises with and/or receives information from nursing/physician personnel on unit regarding bed assignment. Enters site approved bed assignment in bed booking roster as directed or as per specific established procedures.
Maintains and prints a variety of computer-generated files and reports on patient registration information. Performs other related clerical duties as required.
Grade 12 and two years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills And Abilities:
Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
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.
Candidates for casual opportunities must have open availability.
The hours of work, including start and stop times, days off, work area and work site may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and applicable provisions of the Collective Agreement and statutes. \*\*Testing may be required. \*\*\*A criminal record check may be required.
Job Type: Casual
Salary: $23.40 per hour
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Evening shift
- Night shift
- On call