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Job Title:
Clerk II

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Health Information Service & Informatics
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Clarenville - Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital

Clerk II (2 Positions)
Health Information Services & Informatics (HISI)
Temporary, Call-In
HoursBased on the needs of the department
SalaryCG-23 ($20.38 - $22.39 per hour)
Competition Number2020004476
Posted Date16 September 2020
Closing Date23 September 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
The Clerk II in Health Information Services and Informatics (HISI) performs a variety of clerical tasks including filing, retrieving/assembling patient charts, answering telephones, and responding to inquiries from various internal and external stakeholders. Duties also include retrieving patient charts; completing daily workload statistics related to clerical functions; relieving/assisting other clerical positions; scanning health record documents into an electronic format and submitting verified information for on-line computer storage; and performing 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):
Standing, walking, bending, and lifting is required.
Constantly lifts objects less than 5lbs and occasionally lifts up to between 20 - 40 lbs. when helping with a patient's 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.

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.