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MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONISTS (KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL)
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01156734
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:KGH MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$22.41
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:**Please submit a Medical TRANSCRIPTION Certificate and a Typing Test (min. 60 wpm within past 24 months) from recognized institution.**

Position Summary

Do you have front-line clerical experience and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare? If so, Interior Health is seeking ONGOING CASUAL Medical Transcriptionist applications for current and future positions as need arises throughout the year for Kelowna General Hospital in Kelowna, BC for you to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team!

Important Note: The duties cannot be performed remotely and the successful applicant has to be available to work at the Hospital.

This position performs transcribes, interprets and edits dictation for multiple clinical disciplines and diagnostic departments and performs related clerical duties, such as:

• Ensures content, grammar, punctuation and format are correct by clarifying inconsistencies;
• Performs basic trouble-shooting for dictation/transcription/speech recognition software systems ;
• Assists physician inquiries regarding use of dictation equipment, status of jobs, or Stat dictation;
• Performs a variety of clerical duties: booking appointments; answering telephones; maintaining files and records; assembling charts;
• Carries out assigned workload, maintaining turnaround times as per department standards and guidelines;
• Responds to inquiries for patient information;
• Compiles, prints, and distributes statistical reports.

Hours of work: Rotating Days, Evenings – 07:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 16:00 to 23:59 hours

Please note: Casual opportunities offer no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

To apply, please submit your application and include:

• A current Typing Test 60 wpm or greater completed within past 24 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• Your Medical Transcription Certificate – please note stand-alone courses in medical transcription are NOT equivalent to graduation from a Medical Transcription Certificate program;
• Your Resume indicating one year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces....Be part of a dynamic team!

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. **
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Medical Transcriptionist Certificate from an approved program, plus
• One year's recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test at 60 wpm dated within the past 24 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard at 60 wpm.
• 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

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT