Medical Office Assistant-agassiz Job in Agassiz for Fraser Health Authority |

Medical Office Assistant-agassiz

May 6 2024
Expected expiry date: May 9 2024
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical,
Agassiz, BC | Harrison Hot Springs, BC | Hope, BC • Full time
Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $22.35 - $29.34 / hour
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Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

Our team of 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Learn more.

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Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.

Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.

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Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Primary Health Care, the Medical Office Assistant is required to act independently, and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team within the framework of departmental regulations, program guidelines and standards. This position provides reception and clerical services, as well as assists with data entry. This position assists with tasks that are a cross responsibility of all team members.

  1. Provides reception services, including handling telephone inquiries, scheduling appointments, arranging for patient referral to specialists, special tests, and other care providers.
  2. Performs assigned clerical tasks, including typing, copying assembling and maintaining files/charts, and transcribing patient notes, correspondence, and reports.
  3. Performs data entry for the purposes of patient registrations, MSP billing information for Teleplan System. Notifies Supervisor of outstanding aged and rejected claims, MSP Remittances and Adjustments.
  4. Prepares examination and treatment rooms for patient visit, including cleaning and setting up of equipment.
  5. Escorts patients to the appropriate examination room and ensuring adequate resources are in place for all users of the space.
  6. Assists Physician/Nurse Practitioner with clinic procedures, such as examination room preparation for removal of warts; pap smears and performs labstick urine testing.
  7. Cleans and packages small surgical/procedures instruments according to standard protocols.
  8. Receives payments from patients; codes payments into the cash receipts journal.
  9. Assists in ordering, maintaining, receiving and checking supplies, equipment and reference material.
  10. Participates in the orientation of new staff and students; maintains manuals.
  11. Liaises with staff of health care and social service organizations, as well as general practitioners' offices to provide program related information. Represents the Centre by attending various meetings with the purpose of promoting the program and sharing information about the Centre.
  12. Reports unusual occurrences and risk management issues.
  13. Participates on committees and attends meetings as assigned. .
  14. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Grade 12. Certificate from a recognized Medical Office Assistant program. One year's recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.

Professional/Technical Capabilities:

  • Ability to type 40 wpm.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in health care.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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