Vacancy Detail
Job Details  * This vacancy is now closed *
Job Title:
Clerk I

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Cancer Care
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Grand Falls - Windsor Cancer Center

Grand Falls-Windsor
Cancer Care Program
Temporary, Part-time (until April 23, 2021, with the possibility of extension)
Hours37.50 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
SalaryCG15, ($17.48 - $18.69)
Competition Number2020000644
Posted Date10 February 2020
Closing Date17 February 2020

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
This position is located in the Cancer Care Program in Grand Falls Windsor. The Clerk I performs a variety of clerical tasks including: answers and responds to telephone inquiries; acts as a receptionist; receives, sorts and distributes mail; sorts and files correspondence; assists with coordinating patient appointments; 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):
Regularly lifts objects up to 10 lbs., the majority of which are less than 5 lbs., but occasionally can weigh up to 30 - 50 lbs. requiring assistance. May sometimes be required to use a step ladder when retrieving objects overhead.
Constantly lifts, reaches, bends, and walks when retrieving and storing files.
Considerable amount of time may be spent keying information into a computer requiring visual and auditory concentration.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Successful completion of an approved/recognized medical terminology course is required.
A Windows skills test score of 70% is required. A Windows skills test may be administered by the Department of Human Resources. Testing must be completed before closing of the job competition.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

*Proof of current medical terminology is required. To be considered current, the medical terminology course 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. Testing must be completed before closing of the job competition.

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.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit.

NAPE employees should note that as per Article 15, NAPE Pilot Project, employees who are "offered a position shall immediately advise the employer of their decision to accept the appointment". Employees requiring further details of the position must obtain this in advance of the job offer.

Eastern Health requires internal employees applying on unionized clerical/administrative positions to have their educational documents on file and any required testing completed before the closing date of the competition (exception is the medical transcription test, which can be completed per competition). If you do not have your educational documents on your employee file, you should attach them when applying online or e-mail them to If testing is required contact Recruitment in your local area.

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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.