Unit Ward Clerk (Permanent Part Time), Family Practice

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-33620 External 
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: Family Practice
FACILITY: Charlotte County Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Part Time
JOB TITLE: Unit Ward Clerk
CLASSIFICATION: Nursing Unit Clerk (1027)
LANGUAGE: English Essential with requirements to handle verbal French inquiries
HOURS OF WORK: Rotating Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Statutory Holidays, FTE: 0.5, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $21.4759 to $23.1168 per hour


The Nursing Unit Clerk is responsible for providing administrative support to the nursing unit.


  • High school graduation and an administrative support program of greater than one year and up to two years duration or equivalent which includes medical terminology courses. Must have one year of related experience. Demonstrated proficiency, verified by testing, may be required in some or all of the following areas: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Access (all at intermediate level), Medical Terminology, Medical Transcription, Data Entry, Filing.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English and spoken competence in French required.


The Nursing Unit Clerk is responsible for:

  • Performing reception duties including directing calls and responding to inquiries
  • Processing admissions and coordinating transfers and discharges
  • Entering physician' orders and scheduling appointments
  • Entering, retrieving and compiling information and data
  • Assembling, maintaining and forwarding charts
  • Creating, editing and formatting documents, forms and reports
  • Performing general office duties 


Competencies identified by Horizon Health Network: 

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Patient/Client Focus
  • Planning and Prioritizing Work
  • Results Orientation
  • · Teamwork and Collaboration

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by August 1, 2018.

NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time. 

Please quote Competition # 2018-33620-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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