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Surgical Booking Clerk
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01401702
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department:KGH GI LAB
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$24.92
Close Date:JULY 31, 2020*
Comments:**Please submit your High School Diploma, proof of Medical Terminology course and a Typing Test (min. 45 wpm within past 48 months).**

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is looking for a Casual Surgical Booking Clerk to join their team! Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current Typing Test 45 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• Proof of completion of a Medical Terminology Course;
• Your Resume indicating three 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.

The Surgical Booking Clerk plays a significant role in ensuring that the overall surgical booking requirements are met. Applies critical thinking and uses current knowledge of procedure protocols and computerized systems to schedule and assign patients/procedures to the daily surgical bookings. Duties may include:

• Receives and processes requests for surgical procedures and coordinates with physicians and their offices;
• Develops and updates surgical waitlists and slates using computerized surgical scheduling systems - PICIS OR Manager, Surgical Patient Registry (SPR), Community Wide Scheduling (CWS), etc.;
• Edits surgical slate - identifying errors or conflicts, assigning extra cases, adjusting slate, confirms final booking assignments with designated personnel;
• Communicates and collaborates with Admitting, Medical Device Reprocessing, nursing units, anesthetists, surgeons and other departments;
• Instructs patients/family of pre-operative instructions for the surgical procedures, pre admission clinic visits and other appointments;
• Compiles, maintains and distributes designated surgical usage/surgical statistical data;
• Generates a variety of reports relating to surgical bookings and waitlists;
• Clerical duties;
• Performs site/department specific duties - inputting patient data and transcribing information into relevant systems; acting as a communication link for the unit; arranging for patient tests, entering diagnostic requisitions, and receiving results; assembling and maintaining patient charts; maintaining unit supply levels.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday – 07:30 to 15:30

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Three year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test 45 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
 Ability to keyboard at 45 wpm.
 Knowledge of medical terminology.
 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.

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

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