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SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR / ADMITTING CLERK
Location:Williams Lake
Facility:CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01016419
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$21.64
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:**Please submit your High School Diploma, proof of completion of Medical Terminology Course and a Typing Test (min 45 wpm within past 24 months)**

Position Summary

Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake, BC is looking for a casual Switchboard Operator/Admitting Clerk - if you have graduated from Grade 12, have one year's recent experience, knowledge of Medical Terminology and a current Typing TEST 45 wpm or greater....Apply today!

This position performs a variety of clerical duties associated with operating the switchboard and receiving and registering patients:

• Operating switchboard and public address/paging systems;
• Patient registration;
• Confirming hospital procedural appointments with physicians, nursing units and patients;
• Receiving payments for a variety of patient bills and sundry accounts, balances daily cash, prepare bank deposits and cash reports, maintain petty cash accounts;
• Clerical duties - typing, compiling and distributing various documents/lists/schedules, completing data entry for pre-admissions, admissions, discharges, and transfers;
• Receives patients/visitors and directs to appropriate areas.

Hours of work: Rotating Days/Evening - 08:00 to 14:00, 14:00 to 21:00, 08:00 to 14:45, 14:45 to 21:30, 17:30 to 21:30, 09:00 to 15:00 hours

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

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. Interior Health has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2017! This special designation recognizes the BC employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work....Be part of a dynamic team!
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12, plus
• Two 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 24 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard 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.

**Along with your CV (resume), please submit your High School Diploma, proof of completion of Medical Terminology Course and a Typing Test (min 45 wpm within past 24 months) from a recognized institution. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.**

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

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