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Clerk III

Clerk III
Cochrane Community Health Ctr
2012-11-27  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Days, Evenings, Weekends
Minimum: 20.84 per hour Maximum: 25.34 per hour
Working under the general supervision and guidance of the Supervisor, Registration, Switchboard and Patient Information - Calgary Rural, this position performs a variety of clerical duties related to interviewing patients/parents to obtain correct demographic information, entering information on the ADT computer systems and completing registrations, answering phones and processing calls and other related duties.

The position serves as a point of initial contact for persons seeking treatment at Cochrane Community Health Center through any of the Admitting areas. The position collects hospital fees for uninsured and out-of-country services when the Business Office is closed. Other duties include answering telephones, greeting the public, and directing individuals accordingly.

The employee shall maintain confidentiality of all CHR information in accordance with HIA, FOIP and other privacy legislation in effect and shall comply at all times with CHR's Information Privacy and Information Security policies.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent required.
  • Medical Terminology required.
  • Admitting Clerk Course/Medical Office Assistant/Unit Clerk Course 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.
  • 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.
  • 40 WPM (Net) required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Netscape and Windows (Microsoft Word, Excel and Access).
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under stress.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • 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!

    All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer.
    This information is collected by the authority of the Protection For Person In Care Act (Section 10(4)).