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Perioperative Clerk, Operating Room - BC Children’s Hospital
Perioperative Clerk, Operating Room
BC Children’s Hospital
What you’ll do
- Perform receptionist duties which include answering telephones, taking messages or answering routine enquiries, receiving patients and visitors; respond to queries and/or direct queries to appropriate area and/or staff.
- Contact patients to provide them with non-clinical surgical information, such as arrival times, fasting times.
- Responsible for computerized scheduling, pre-registration and registration of patients.
- Process patient registrations by documenting and/or collecting relevant patient information.
- Receive patients upon arrival to the unit, ensure patient demographics are accurate by confirming with the patient or guardian; admit/ transfer/ discharge patients using computerized Hospital registration system; notify staff of patients arrival.
- Assemble patient charts and verifies all required documentation is included according to predetermined guidelines; ensure test requisitions, results and pertinent information is included.
- Request and collect charts from Health Records; return charts no longer required.
- Facilitate adjustments and additions to the OR and pre-admission slate by gathering patient and perioperative information, coordinating other facility services such as radiology, and notifying all appropriate areas of adjustment.
- Maintain statistical records by compiling and completing daily data entry from all forms of perioperative documentation.
What you bring
- Grade 12 and two (2) years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
You also have the ability to:
- Keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
- Demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Organize work.
- Deal with others effectively.
- Demonstrate awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
- Commit 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 impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, 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 and 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: Two (2) Temporary, Full-time (until February 02, 2024)
Wage: $24.41 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Requisition # 139777E Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 900-1700
Requisition # 140169E Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 830-1630
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 Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia. BCCH 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 BCCH 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.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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