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Clerk - Cardiac Sciences

October 17 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Health, Medical
Winnipeg, MB

Requisition ID: 133905

Position Number: 20090896

Posting End Date: September 23, 2020

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Regional Echo - HSC Site

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: SH CUPE 500-COW

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 10/17/2021

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 0.20

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $17.967, $18.506, $19.061, $19.633, $20.222, $20.829

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Position Overview

Under the general director of the Manager or delegate, and working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the incumbent is responsible for the efficient and timely scheduling of Cardiac procedures. The incumbent will receive requisitions, enter patient data into applicable information systems and obtain direction from appropriate individual (technologist, nurse or physician) regarding instructions for scheduling appointments and convey information to patient/families verbally, by telephone or in writing as directed.

The incumbent prepares the department schedules/slates for the following day, verifying patient names and arrival times and ensuring that all the patient appointments are complete. Other clerical duties may include maintaining databases, faxing and scanning patient histories, and updating patient information. Duties may include acting as receptionist for the area, responding to inquiries from patients, greeting and directing patients and visitors, receiving incoming calls and relaying messages to the appropriate individuals and escorting patients to another area of the program or arranging for inpatient transportation as needed.

  • One (1) year related clerical experience, including scheduling patient appointments, in a hospital or other health care setting.
  • Previous experience using clinic/hospital information & scheduling system is preferred (e.g. Radiology Information System (RIS) and Admission, Discharge, Transfer System (ADT), NESS, EPR, eChart).
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • Successful completion of a recognized course in Medical Terminology required.

Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills
  • Keyboarding speed of 40 wpm required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent telephone manners and experience contacting family physician offices and patients.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, seeking assistance as necessary.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office; proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Must be able communicate effectively in English, both oral and written.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to function effectively in a stressful environment with frequent interruptions.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition

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