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Job Title:
Clerk II

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Primary Health Care
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Bell Island - Dr. Walter Templeman Hospital

Clerk II (Repost)
Primary Health Care/Chronic Disease Management
Temporary Call In
HoursBased on the needs of the department.
SalaryCG-23 ($19.98 - $21.95 per hour)
Competition Number2019003702
Posted Date17 October 2019
Closing Date1 November 2019

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Clerk II is responsible for patient registration, answering telephones, filing, photocopying, data entry and retrieval, financial billing for uninsured health services, assisting other staff in the department with clerical functions, ordering and stocking of supplies, general tidying of the department, maintenance of inventory lists, and other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly lifts objects less than 5 lbs. and occasionally lifts up to between 20 - 40 lbs. when helping with a patients luggage (ambulatory care) or lifting a box of files requiring assistance. May be required to maneuver carts and use a step ladder to access higher shelves.
Constantly performs fine finger/precision work while sitting and using a computer mouse, scheduling appointments, and other duties.
Work provides the opportunity to stand and walk and the opportunity to take postural breaks (sit, stand or walk) within the office environment.
Frequently required to perform bilateral repetitive fine motor skills when performing various computer work duties that involve typing and use of the computer's mouse.

Job Qualifications
Successful completion of a one-year Office Administration program from an approved/recognized college is required.
Successful completion of an approved/recognized medical terminology course is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

*Proof of a current office administration program and medical terminology is required. To be considered current, they must have been completed within the last five years, unless it has been used in recent positions. This must be demonstrated on the application form.

** If medical terminology isn't current, a medical terminology test may be administered by the Human Resources Client Services Department.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a repost. Those who have already applied, need not re-apply.

Open to external applicants.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.