Medical Office Assistant / Clerk

Medical Office Assistant / Clerk

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 27, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Assistant
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

The Kamloops Urgent Primary Care & Learning Centre at Royal Inland Hospital is looking for Permanent Part Time (0.97 FTE) Medical Office Assistant /Clerks to join their team! If you hold a Medical Office Assistant Certificate, plus two year’s recent experience in a health care setting, a 5 minutes current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater and a current valid BC Driver’s license….Apply today!

The Kamloops Urgent Primary Care and Learning Centre (UPCLC) sees patients who might normally go to a family doctor or nurse practitioner for their ailment, if an appointment had been available. As a Medical Office Assistant at the UPCLC, you will work collaboratively within a team of physicians, physiotherapists, nurses, social workers or other clinicians to meet client needs.
This service is for patients who require medical attention within 12-24 hours, but are not an emergency. The team provides care for less serious injuries such as lacerations, wounds, skin conditions, infections, minor childhood illness/injury and women’s health.

The successful candidate(s) must be reasonably available to work all shift types that includes rotating days and evenings: 08:00 to 16:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 08:30 to 17:00, 09:42 to 20:30, 12:09 to 19:00, 14:30 to 21:30

To apply, please submit your application and include:
• A current 5 minutes 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.

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!


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 5 minutes 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.


**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

– This MOA position will support the Urgent Primary Care & Learning Centre.

**Please submit a Medical Office Assistant Certificate, 5 Minutes Typing Test (min. 40 wpm within past 48 months) and copy of Driver’s License.**

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