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Booking Clerk, Medical Imaging - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

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Booking Clerk, Medical Imaging

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

Vancouver, BC


What you’ll do

  • Schedule and book inpatient/outpatient/daycare appointments in accordance with established priority level and medical/technical staff schedules by receiving requests/requisition, responding to patient arrivals, checking schedules for appropriate times, identifying pre-test instructions such as pre-test diet, contacting patients, units/physician offices to confirm appointments and relay instructions. Pose questions from established questionnaire or as directed by medical staff to screen patient for contra indicators. Follow up with referring physician(s) for requisitions not yet received, adjust schedules and make alternate arrangements for appointment cancellations or changes in facility operations to ensure optimum booking time is used and patients' appointments are scheduled in a manner that meets their needs. Notify patient of pre-examination payment requirements where applicable.
  • Arrange daycare beds for various procedures including emergency appointments when required by noting daycare requirements on requisition, obtaining consult letter from referring physician, contacting designated daycare staff for pre-determined booking space and checking times coincide with Radiologist’s schedule. Reschedule appointments when notified daycare beds are not available.
  • Pre-register daycare patients when required by obtaining patient information, entering information into computerized patient database including establishing new patient entries and updating existing files, completing a variety of standard forms as required and forwarding relevant information to applicable daycare area.
  • Locate relevant patient information such as images/films and consultation histories by communicating with a variety of physicians' offices, nursing units or other hospitals and requesting appropriate items be forwarded. Process patient data by receiving applicable documentation, checking information is complete including receipt of pre-examination payment where applicable, following up on information not received, completing applicable requisitions/forms according to information provided and forwarding documents to appropriate areas in accordance with standard policies and procedures.
  • Enter booking and image/film information into applicable computerized and/or manual booking system by referring to patient documentation, keying in demographic patient data and relevant previous image/film information in on-line mode and prompting screen for next booking appointment time. Check information entered for accuracy, locating errors and/or omissions and correcting as required in accordance with standard procedures.

What you bring

Qualifications

  • Grade 12, two years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to keyboard at 40 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.
  • Commitment to develop knowledge and understanding of legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents – including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight       (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study – and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Wage: 
$27.10/Hour

Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work: 
Monday – Friday; 0730 - 1530 / 0800 - 1600

Requisition # 168917E

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BCW are committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the B.C. Human Rights Code.

One of PHSA’s North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level. We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya'kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at indigenous.employment@phsa.ca.

Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples. These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities. PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of July 15, 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

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