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Switchboard Operator / Receptionist

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $22.89 - Per Hour
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Switchboard Operator / Receptionist

Competition #: 01299900
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department: EKH PATIENT REGISTRATION
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $22.89
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 20, 2019*
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Position Summary
East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC is looking for a Casual Switchboard Operator / Receptionist. 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);
• Certificate or Official Transcript showing proof of completion of a Medical Terminology Course;
• Your Resume indicating one 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;
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Schools/Colleges/Universities.

This position performs a variety of clerical duties associated with operating the switchboard, receiving and registering patients, processing accounts receivable such as:

• Operating switchboard and public address/paging systems;
• Participates in various emergency procedures;
• Receives patients/visitors and directs to appropriate areas and checks valuables into the safe;
• Patient registration – admitting duties, arranging escorts for patients, preparing identity armbands, cards and admitting forms;
• Receiving payments for a variety of patient bills and sundry accounts, balances daily cash;
• Clerical duties – typing, compiling and distributing various documents/lists/schedules, completing data entry for admissions and patient count.

Hours of work: Rotating, Days, Evenings, Nights – 06:00 to 14:00, 14:00 to 22:00, 22:00 to 06:00, 09:00 to 17:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 08:00 to 15:00

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

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!

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12, plus
• One 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 ARE NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard 45 wpm.
• Working knowledge of medical terminology.
• Ability to operate related equipment ((i.e. computer hard and software such as Windows, MS Office etc).
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with patients, visitors and employees in an effective manner.
• Ability to organize work.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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

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