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Clinic Transcription and Health Records Evaluator - BC Centre for Disease Control

Clinic Transcription and Health Records Evaluator
BC Centre for Disease Control
Vancouver, BC


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


You will conduct a qualitative and quantitative analysis of client related information on active communicable disease and preventative treatment cases by identifying inconsistencies and completeness. Collect and maintain a Provincial Registry of Active tuberculosis cases. Abstract required information for coding on forms required to report active and preventative cases to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Review and ensure all related communicable disease case contact information is completed. Provide statistical information when requested by approved individuals and health agencies. Perform administrative support functions such as records management, data entry, word processing and coding.


What you’ll do

  • Collect and maintain a Provincial Registry of active communicable disease cases by reviewing active cases to determine and identify completeness, inconsistencies and accuracy of information.
  • Perform medical transcription through methods such as transcribing physician dictations, which can include consultations, follow-up reports, admission-discharge summaries and pathology reports for inclusion in client’s records, forwarding reports to author for review and signature and distributing reports.
  • Schedule and confirm clients for services, send out appointment reminders, and establish and maintain clinic flow.
  • Abstract information and diagnose from client information for coding in database required for provincial Clinical Prevention Services annual reporting.
  • Advise others regarding guidelines to reporting active and preventative cases.
  • Assist with client intake by performing duties such as obtaining information, completing documentation required for admission, liaising with information sources to obtain additional client information, and summarizing information for physician and health care providers. Ensure required forms have been completed on active and preventative treatment clients once all information is complete to report to Public Health Agency of Canada.
  • Review and track contact related to active communicable disease cases. Identify inconsistencies and missing information and routes files to appropriate person to request, review or clarify.


What you bring

  • Post secondary graduation from a recognized health information program.
  • One (1) year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 You will have:

  • Understanding of department terminology such as medical, scientific, research or information technology.
  • Computer literacy with software programs such as databases, word-processing, spreadsheets, browsers and electronic mail

You will be able to:

  • Problem solve, organize, and provide customer service, and sound judgment
  • Type 50 words per minute.
  • Interact with BCCDC staff, university faculty, health officials, contractors and the general public.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and be capable of independent error checking.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Prioritize projects with deadlines.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • 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 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.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Job Type: Casual 

Location: 655 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4R4

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 08:00-16:00/08:30-16:30

Requisition Number: CAS-128956


What we do


The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable diseases and promoting environmental health for the province of BC. BCCDC 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.


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PHSA and BCCDC are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.