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Patient Transport Assistant
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
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Competition #:01655626
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BUE
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
Department:IH PATIENT TRANSPORT OFFICE
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$23.40
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:The new rate of pay is $24.46
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

Do you have front-line clerical experience and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team? Kelowna Community Health and Services Centre is looking for a Permanent Part Time Patient Transport Assistant. Apply today!


When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current 5 minutes Typing Test 50 wpm or greater completed within past 24 months from a recognized institution;
• Medical Terminology &/or Medical Office Assistant &/or Emergency Operator Certificate;
• 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).
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.

This position facilitates patient referrals and transports. Duties include:

• Receiving transport requests from a variety of sources in a call centre format,
• Identifying available transportation options and in collaboration with the Transport Coordinator;
• Assisting in the co-ordination of patient transfers, enters patient information into computerized database to support the delivery of patient care and to ensure patient/family needs are met above all other concerns;
• Arranging conferences between the health care professionals involved in the referral and transport of patients between facilities;
• Producing various reports and provides clerical support.

Hours of work: Rotating Days: 09:00 to 17:00, 10:15 to 18:15, 09:30 to 14:30, 07:00 to 14:00.


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Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Medical Terminology course, a recognized Medical Office Assistant Program and/or an Emergency Operator course.
• Two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a 5 minutes Typing Test 50 wpm or greater, 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 type 50 wpm
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and problem solve.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally.
• Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively, including the ability to both lead and participate as a member of a team.
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize work in a rapid paced environment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment including demonstrated proficiency in relevant computer applications (ie: Meditech, Order Entry, Word, Excel, Power Point).

**Along with your CV (resume), please submit your High School Diploma, 5 minutes Typing Test (minimum 50 wpm within the PAST 24 MONTHS) from a recognized institution, Medical Terminology &/or Medical Office Assistant &/or Emergency Operator certificate. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.**


**Please submit your High School Diploma, 5 mins Typing Test (50 wpm), Medical Terminology &/or MOA &/or Emergency Operator Certificate.**


**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

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