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Medical Office Assistants / Clerks

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 16, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $19.55 - $21.58 - Per Hour
Location Sparwood, BC
Category Admin / Office
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Medical Office Assistants / Clerks

Competition #: 01291012
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: SPARWOOD HEALTH CENTRE
Department: SPR PRIMARY CARE CLINIC
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $19.55 – $21.58
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 30, 2019*
Comments: **Please submit a Medical Office Assistant Certificate, Typing Test (min. 40 wpm within past 48 months) and copy of Driver’s License.**

 

Position Summary
Have you graduated from a Medical Office Assistant Certificate Program and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team? Interior Health is seeking Medical Office Assistant/Clerk applications. Apply Today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution;
• A Medical Office Assistant Certificate;
• A current valid BC Driver’s License;
• Your Resume;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week).

Casual opportunities offer no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week. However, once hired with Interior Health, you will have opportunity to apply to relief and permanent positions.

This position performs a variety of medical office assistant and clerical duties, such as:

• Regular administrative and reception duties: registers patients, answers telephone, general correspondence, record keeping, chart notes, reports, medical billings, data entry and word processing, graphic and database applications, compiles and enters statistical information, records, transcribes, types, drafts, creates, updates all forms of correspondence;
• Schedules and confirms client appointments;
• Receives, records, checks and balances revenue transactions and petty cash;
• Maintains medical/surgical supplies, equipment and HCIS resource material;
• Clinical support – escorting to examination/treatment room and ensuring appropriate instruments, procedure trays or other supplies are set up; attends sensitive examination procedures and treatments; routine measurements – weight, BMI calculations, eye exams, urinalysis;
• Cleans and sterilizes medical equipment and instruments;
• Delivers and disposes of supplies, biologicals, materials, and equipment.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:
• 4-Step Wage Progression;
• Comprehensive Employee Benefits – BC Medical Services Plan, Dental Plan, Extended Health Care Plan, and Life Insurance – all Employer paid;
• Municipal Pension Plan;
• Generous vacation entitlement starting at 3 weeks in full time positions;
• Continuing Education program; and
• Disability & Wellness Programs.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Be part of a dynamic team!

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12
• Graduation from a Medical Office Assistant Certificate Program from an accredited Community College,
• Two years recent related experience in a health care setting; Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test at 40 wpm dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)
• Current valid BC Driver’s License

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to type at 40 wpm
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in fast-paced health centre environment.
• Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and work roles.
• Ability to work as an effective member of an integrated administrative team.
• Ability to communicate effectively using all communication vehicles.
• Demonstrated proficiency in computer word processing, spreadsheet applications and specialized clinical information systems.
• Demonstrated ability to utilize and understand Medical Terminology.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to follow detailed instruction.
• Ability to use a high degree of tact and diplomacy in working with others.

**Along with your CV (resume), please submit a Medical Office Assistant Certificate, Typing Test (minimum 40 wpm within the past 48 months) from a recognized institution (on-line tests not accepted) and copy of Driver’s License. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.**

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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