Nova Scotia Health Authority Temp. Full-Time Health Information Clerk Full Time in Yarmouth, NS

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Branch Yarmouth NS CA

Temp. Full-Time Health Information Clerk
Yarmouth, NS

Successful completion of an approved Medical Office Assistant or Secretarial Course that includes typing, filing, computer skills and office management….

Job ID: NSHA-021-2017-CB
Job Title: Temp. Full-Time Health Information Clerk
Dept ID: Registration
Location: Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Close Date: 29 January 2017

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date

Opening Statement

Successful applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.


The Health Information Clerk reports to the Manager-Registration Services and is responsible for the operational activities related to the registry processes and the internal components of communication such as switchboard and paging. The position may require the candidates to be available for shift work including nights, weekends and holidays, as well as being readily available on short notice as required by workload.


Grade XII
Successful completion of an approved Medical Office Assistant or Secretarial Course that includes typing, filing, computer skills and office management.
Typing speed of 40 words per minute with accuracy.
Successful completion of Medical Terminology course or equivalent experience.
Data entry skills and related computer knowledge.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Demonstrate good attendance in past and current employment.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative.
Ability to work independently; to prioritize activities and work in a team environment.
Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships with all levels of staff and clients, including those internal and external to the organization.


Knowledge of patient information system.

Hours of work

Temporary from May 29, 2017 to May 29, 2018.


$18.7419 – $20.4401 hourly

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

This is a NSGEU – Administrative Professional position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment that promotes our vision – Healthy people, healthy communities.

NSHA employees, please submit completed internal application form and current résumé. For external candidates, please submit completed application (available on website), cover letter, résumé and reference contact information to:

Human Resources
Nova Scotia Health Authority – South Western Nova Scotia
60 Vancouver Street
Yarmouth, NS B5A 2P5

To apply electronically, please click on the Apply Now button.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Yarmouth, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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