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Patient Services Clerk, Acute Perinatal Program

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BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.

BCW is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.

Patient Services Clerk
Reference #75192
Temporary Part Time (0.52 FTE)
$22.65/hr
Vancouver, BC

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. The Patient Services Clerk performs a variety of clerical functions related to patient care and operation of the nursing unit.  Duties include acting as a communication link for the Unit by transcribing and processing physician’s orders, communicating with other departments and hospitals, coordinating patient appointments, arranging patient tests and receiving results, and answering telephones. Assembles and maintains patient charts and performs data entry functions.  All duties are performed within established guidelines, policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience 

Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from an approved Nursing Unit Clerk program plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Skills and Abilities 

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to deal with others effectively. 
  • Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications. 
  • Ability to keyboard 40 w.p.m 
  • Ability to organize work. 
  • Ability to operate related equipment. 
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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Applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at internaljobs.phsa.ca.  Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of September 21, 2018.  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 temporary password is required to log in for the first time.  To obtain your temporary 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. 

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://careers.phsa.ca

For more information about BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, please visit the website at: www.bcwomens.ca

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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