Vancouver Coastal Health Booking Clerk in Canada
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Job Title: Booking Clerk
Work Site: St Paul's Hospital - Medical Imaging, Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Full Time, to approximately APR 28, 2017
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $20.87 per hour
Hours: 1200-2000/1300-2100/1500-2300/0700-1500/0800-1600 or as operationally required
Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the department across the Lower Mainland Integration (LMI) health authorities (Fraser Health Authority, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority, and Vancouver Coastal Health). Performs scheduling and booking functions for a variety of patient appointments for designated areas within Radiology. Duties include arranging times with patients, doctor's offices, nursing units, physicians, technical staff and surgical/medical daycare, making follow up appointments, locating applicable images/films prior to appointments, rearranging schedules to meet changing demands/requests, preparing and confirming patient information, entering booking, patient and image/film information into radiology and hospital computerized and/or manual booking and patient information systems, filing requisitions for all bookings, and acting as receptionist to support the delivery of patient care and to ensure client/family needs are met above all other concerns.
Education & Experience :
Two years' recent related experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Ability to keyboard at 40 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.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Employees of VCH must apply via the *Internal Application Process . Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.*
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