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It’s about providing the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of our patients first. At PHSA, you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect and, most importantly, a life-changing career. Find yours now.

Clerk, Preferred Accommodation

Provide support to the Preferred Accommodation program by coordinating all accounting processes such as: preparing invoices and collecting payment from patients and medical service plan providers; tracking and following up on delinquent accounts; maintaining and updating collection files; explaining and signing patients up for the program; and responding to inquiries regarding accounts. Train, support, and provide supplies to the telephone and TV service representatives that come to the hospitals.

 

What you’ll do 

  • Invoice extended health insurance providers and patients for private or semi-private rooms as part of the Preferred Accommodation program at  BC Women’s Hospitals by preparing and issuing invoices according to established procedures.
  • Process payments from insurance companies by receiving payments, reviewing for accuracy, recording invoice numbers, copying all received cheques, and sending cheques and credit card payments to Finance and/or the Cashier to be deposited.
  • Process invoices and related payments by entering in batches, verifying batch totals with source documents, comparing payments received to the invoices recorded, identifying discrepancies, and following up with patients or billing agencies.
  • Explain and sign patients up for the Preferred Accommodation programs at BC Children’s and Women’s Hospitals by checking census reports for new admissions, going to inpatient units on a daily basis, providing information, having patients complete the form, and obtaining required signatures.

What you bring

  • Grade 12 graduation.
  • Successful completion of a recognized accounting course.
  • Two (2) years’ recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

You have the ability to:

  • Type 45 w.p.m.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Organize work.
  • Physically carry out the duties of the position.

What’s in it for you

 

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 and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Part Time 
Wage: $23.81 per hour + benefits ( Health and Dental, Pension and Vacation)
Location: 4500 Oak St Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Hours/ Days of Work: 0900-1700 Thu, Fri

 

What we do

 

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates 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 is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.