Medical Office Assistant / Clerk

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date July 10, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $19.55 - $21.58 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Medical Office Assistant / Clerk

Competition #: 01263772
Employee Type: RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: KELOWNA HEALTH CENTRE
Department: KEM MHSU OAT CS ADMIN
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $19.55 – $21.58
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Kelowna Community and Health Services Centre is looking for a relief full time Medical Office Assistant / Clerk to join their team! If you hold a Medical Office Assistant Certificate, plus two year’s recent experience in a health care setting, a current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater and a current valid BC Driver’s license….Apply today!

This position supports a very busy Opioid Agonist Therapy (OAT) Clinic and 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.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces…Be part of a dynamic team! Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12, graduation from a Medical Office Assistant course from an accredited Community College, plus two years recent related experience in a health care setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Valid BC Driver’s License

Skills and Abilities:
• 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.
• Ability to type a minimum 40 wpm.
• 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.

To apply, please submit your application and include:
• A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• 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.

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

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