Cambridge Memorial Hospital 2017-1470 Contract in Cambridge, ON

Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Branch Cambridge ON CA

Cambridge, ON

Registration/admission, accurately update demographic information, order entry, bookings, create patient charts, filing, bed board, patient transfer, arrange…

We are a large acute care, community hospital serving Cambridge, North Dumfries and the Region of Waterloo with 280 physicians, 1100 full- and part-time professional health care staff and more than 400 active volunteers. Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people, with an emphasis on giving patients and their families an exceptional experience when they visit our hospital. With help from our Foundation partners and our supportive community, we purchase over $4 million of medical equipment each and every year to help ensure you will work with the best tools possible when caring for your patients. In collaboration with universities and colleges, we are also a teaching and placement site for medical, nursing and allied health programs. To learn more about Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH), please visit our website at www.cmh.org.

You will join CMH as we embrace a new era of care, expanded services and innovation. Construction is underway of a modern 5-storey tower and total renovation of all existing inpatient care and clinical support areas. Completion of our brand new hospital is set for 2019 and will include:

• Patient care areas that are doubling in size, including larger surgical suites to accommodate advanced minimally invasive surgical equipment and an Emergency Department with dedicated treatment areas for mental health and different surgical subspecialties.

• A patient-centred building design that promotes healing and intuitive wayfinding, while maximizing natural lighting and sight lines to the natural beauty of the Grand River

• An increase in beds from 143 to 197 to accommodate expanded services like Surgery, Mental Health and Intensive Care. About 80% of inpatient rooms will be single occupancy to meet the latest infection control and building code standards for hospitals

Job Description

As a key member of our Registration/Admission Clerical team, the Clerical Associate’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: registration/admission, accurately update demographic information, order entry, bookings, create patient charts, filing, bed board, patient transfer, arrange patient transport, criticall, verify and update medical insurance, collect payment for uninsured services and supplies, meet with patients or their family for preferred accommodation. The successful incumbent will have a proven track record for delivering excellent customer service and must be accountable within clinical and non-clinical teams. This is a part-time position with a variety of scheduled shifts which include days, evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays. The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors and enhances an exceptional patient experience.

Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of secondary school is required
  • Minimum two years of current Patient Registration/Admissions experience, required in a hospital setting
  • Medical Office Administration Program certificate, required
  • Medical Terminology Certificate, required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent keyboarding skills (55 wpm) is required
  • Experience with Meditech admissions and order entry is preferred
  • Demonstrated organizational and record keeping skills with a focus on accuracy
  • Attention to detail and proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Decision-making ability, good judgment, and the ability to coordinate, prioritize and develop effective workflow methods
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment with competing priorities, while demonstrating excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Cambridge, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-11-17
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