Patient Registration Clerk

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Patient Registration Clerk

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date April 4, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Job title :PATIENT REGISTRATION CLERK
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is looking for Casual Patient Registration Clerks to join their team! – if you have graduated from Grade 12, plus two year’s recent experience, a current Typing Test 45 wpm or greater and proof of Medical Terminology Course….Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current Typing Test 45 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• Proof of completion of a Medical Terminology Course;
• Your Resume indicating two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week);
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.

This position performs clerical and patient registration duties such as:

• Patient Registration duties: interviewing patients/relatives to obtain personal information and proof of eligibility, explaining hospital policy on matters such as room deposits and room differentials, completing/printing registration forms using the computerized admission/discharge/transfer system, following up as necessary to verify patient eligibility for hospital programs coverage, Completes pre-admission documentation by telephoning patients to obtain personal information and eligibility information;
• Checks daily admissions and registrations;
• Cashier duties: receiving payments for a variety of patient bills and sundry accounts, recording payments in cash journals and/or summary sheets, issuing change and receipts;
• Schedules and books outpatient appointments;
• Receives, checks and deposits patient valuables for safekeeping;
• Admitting clerical duties: typing, compiling and distributing various documents/lists/schedules, completing data entry for pre-admissions, admissions, discharges, and transfers using appropriate software, reviewing patient lists and/or schedules to verify pre-admission requirements, maintaining filing systems;
• Receives patients/visitors, provides information and directs to appropriate areas;
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Hours of work: Days, Evenings, Nights; 22:30 to 06:30, 06:00 to 14:00, 06:30 to 14:30, 07:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 13:00 to 21:00, 12:30 to 20:30, 15:00 to 21:00, 08:00 to 14:00, 16:00 to 21:00; 12:30 – 20:12, 06:00- 13:42

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week.

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,
• Two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test 45 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard at 45 wpm.
• Knowledge of medical terminology.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

**Along with your CV (resume), please submit your High School Diploma, Typing Test (minimum 45 wpm within past 24 months) from a recognized institution and proof of Medical Terminology Course. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from an accredited College/Universities.**

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

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