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Clerk V - Bed Placement

Clerk V
Regular Part Time
Peter Lougheed Centre
2012-11-26  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Days, Evenings, Weekends
Minimum: 25.20 per hour Maximum: 30.65 per hour
Working under the general supervision and guidance of the Manager of Bed Placement, the Clerk V performs complex clerical duties related to patient bed allocation, admission, and direct admissions and transferring of patients. The successful candidate is responsible for accurately placing admissions according to diagnosis and isolation requirements. The position serves as a point of initial contact for physicians seeking admission of patients to hospital through any of the Main Emergency Admitting areas. Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, and other medical staff. Other duties include attending daily huddle, communicating with units, unit clerks, unit managers, admitting staff and physicians and providing guidance and work leadership to student placements. The employee shall maintain confidentiality of all AHS information in accordance with HIA, FOIP and other privacy legislation in effect and shall comply at all times with AHS's Information Privacy and Information Security policies.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent required.
  • Medical Terminology required.
  • Clerk IV/VCourse and/or experience satisfactory to the employer.
  • Experience in a health care or medical office setting preferred.
  • Prior experience working with the public an asset.
  • Work leadership experience an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language both written and oral.
  • Maintains a professional image and demonstrated ability to remain calm, courteous, sensitive and tactful.
  • Accurate and proficient keyboarding skills of 40-50 wpm required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency o Netscape and Windows (Microsoft word, Excel and Access).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills when dealing with staff, managers and physicians.
  • Skilled at paying close attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must have superior ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Must be able to purposefully work with colleagues, partners and clients to achieve shared goals.
  • An excellent attendance record, reliability and personal suitability must be demonstrated through employment references.

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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