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Health Information Processing Clerk
Location:Trail
Facility:KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
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Competition #:01268779
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
Department:KBH HEALTH RECORDS
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$22.09
Close Date:JULY 31, 2019*
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Position Summary

Do you have front-line clerical experience and and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team? Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, B.C. is looking for Casual Health Information Processing Clerks. Apply Today!

This position performs clerical duties relating to preparation, maintenance and storage of patient information in paper and electronic form, secretarial duties for Managers and Physicians and quantitative analysis, such as:

• Conduct quantitative analysis to ensure accuracy of patient records;
• Monitor and maintain an electronic tracking system for deficient patient charts;
• Type a variety of technical and non-technical material for Managers and Physicians - memos, correspondence, medical reports, minutes or notes at departmental or committee meetings;
• Retrieve, organize and file patient records, reports, and other documents;
• Answer inquiries regarding patient information in accordance with legislative statutes, IHA and established policies, procedures and guidelines for Release of Information;
• Data entry functions for a variety of clinical registries and/or databases;
• Assist physicians in completing patient documentation by performing quantitative analysis;
• Reception duties - answers telephone, transfers calls, takes messages or answers routine enquiries. Receives visitors, provides information and directs to appropriate areas. Sorts and distributes mail (paper and electronic).

Please note: Casual opportunities offer 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. Together, we create great workplaces....Be part of a dynamic team. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Medical Terminology course, Plus
• Two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test 55 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 55 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

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• Your Grade 12 Diploma;
• Two years’ recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• Your Resume;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
• A current Typing Test 55 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• Certificate or Official Transcript showing proof of completion of a Medical Terminology Course;
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.

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