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IWK Health Centre Ward Clerk, Garron Centre Temporary in Halifax, NS

IWK Health Centre

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Ward Clerk, Garron Centre
Location:
Halifax, NS

Data entry, including database entry; Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Ward Clerk performs a variety of reception and clerical duties required for the…

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Ward Clerk performs a variety of reception and clerical duties required for the efficient operation of the Garron Centre. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: data entry, including database entry; ordering and maintaining supplies; admitting patients to the centre; scheduling patient appointments; required transport functions; filing; photocopying; faxing; answering phones; placing calls to staff as required.

Hours of Work

Rotating Shifts Monday to Sunday, Days (9:00 am – 9:00 pm on Weekends) and Evenings (3:00 – 11:00 pm Monday – Friday)

Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Completion of a recognized Secretarial or Office Administration Diploma Program preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred.
  • Demonstrated accurate keyboarding and data entry skills required. Testing will be conducted on short-listed candidates and results will be factored into the candidate’s overall suitability for this position.
  • Basic knowledge of computer programs, including a word processing program, required.
  • Knowledge of Meditech required.
  • Demonstrated initiative, excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task required.
  • Demonstrated team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to work with a wide variety of interdisciplinary team members and families.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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