Part-Time, Temporary (Approx. 14 months)
Owen Sound

Reporting to the Manager, Peri-Operative and Ambulatory Services, the Ward Clerk is responsible to facilitate the flow of patient care efficiently and safely through accurate and timely completion of assigned duties. Patient care is provided with an interdisciplinary focus, the Ward Clerk is required to work with all members of the Health Care Team in a collaborative fashion. The Ward Clerk will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication with tact, diplomacy, empathy and courtesy to patients, families and staff.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

Required

  • Secondary School Diploma with relevant administrative/secretarial experience or post-secondary business/office administration diploma
  • Computer skills with supervisor order entry in Cerner & Surginet applications
  • Recent ward clerk experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word (to be tested)
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (to be tested)
  • Typing speed of 30 wpm (to be tested)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll entry in Medipay (to be tested)
  • Excellent ability to manage multiple requests and prioritize workload
  • Problem solving, decision making and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment
  • Availability to work shift and weekends on a rotational basis
  • Self-directed worker with minimal supervision
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Preferred

  • Ward Clerk Certificate Program

Additional Information:

Posting Date: 2022-08-23
Closing Date: 2022-08-29

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