Kingston Health Sciences Centre
Publié
2020-07-31
Catégories
Type d'emploi
Durée/Duration
Autre/Other
Type de contrat/Contract Type
casual
Salaire/Salary
$22.26-$24.66 /hour
Horaire/Schedule
7:00-19:00, 7:00-15:00, 15:00-23:00, 19:00-23:00
Comment Postuler/How to Apply
Le site d'internet d'entreprise/Company Website
Annoncé jusqu'au/Advertised until
2020/08/31
Ville/City
Kingston

Description

Title: Unit Clerk

Department: Kidd 6

Position Number: 50065729

Hours of Work: Casual Position; Rotating Shifts

Shifts: 0700-1900, 0700-1500, 1500-2300, 1900-2300

Pay Band: Band-D $22.255-$24.660

Union: CUPE

Location: Kingston General Hospital Site

In accordance with Article 9.05, where the previous incumbent returns to this position within the thirty (30) day trial period this position shall be deemed not vacant and the posting will be cancelled. Should the vacancy be cancelled, applicants to this posting shall be notified.

Please note, this posting identifies the  current shifts that apply to the position control number. However, this does not guarantee the permanence of the shift time or work assignment for the position. The Hospital reserves its Management Rights  under the CUPE Collective Agreement to make changes to shift time and work assignment as it deems necessary.

DESCRIPTION:

Perform reception and clerical duties to support the operation of the patient care unit, including transcription of physician orders, coordination and timely communication of information and patient flow related to admission, discharge, transfer, diagnostic procedures and consultations as delegated by other members of the patient care team.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Assists patients, visitors, and the health care team by providing requested information or directing them to the appropriate information source.
  • Answers the telephone and nurse call system, relaying messages promptly and efficiently.
  • Refers inquiries about patient’s condition to the appropriate health care professional.
  • Communicates effectively, maintains ethical standards, and maintains confidentiality.
  • Transcribes Physician’s Orders, including orders for treatments and/or medications.  Implements orders for consultation requests, and for laboratory and diagnostic examinations.
  • Coordinates the transportation of patients, specimens, and materials necessary for patient care.
  • Prepares and/or completes necessary documentation for admission, transfer, discharge, or death of a patient.
  • Assembles new charts, replenishes forms on patients’ charts as required, checks current and closed charts for completeness, and attaches laboratory and test reports to patients’ charts.
  • Prepares reports and requisitions, orders supplies as required, and follows-up on delays.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Office Administration – Medical Diploma (2-year) or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Good organizational skills with ability to set priorities appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions accurately, work under pressure and cope with frequent interruptions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, courteously, and tactfully with all types of people.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Proven ability to attend work regularly.
  • Satisfactory criminal reference check required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant must meet the physical demands of this position.

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