Admission/Registration/Scheduling Clerk (1007)
in Bathurst, NB

Bathurst, NB
$22.71 - $24.37 / hour
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Competition Number: 6-14487 EXT

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE

ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY: Chaleur Regional Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Central Scheduling

CLASSIFICATION: Admission/Registration/Scheduling Clerk (1007)

STATUS: Casual

FTE:  0.0
ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK:

Days, evenings, nights and weekends shifts - Rotation
Work schedule subject to change to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

The incumbent will be responsible for taking calls from patients, doctors' offices and various sectors of the hospital. The incumbent must also schedule requested appointments based on the procedures in each sector and set the schedules for specialized clinics based on the referrals sent to the department and forward these to the physicians in question. The incumbent must advise the patients of certain clinics of the date and time of their appointments and review with them the instructions they are to follow before their test, the medications they must take or omit, etc. The incumbent will also be responsible for registering inpatients, outpatients and Emergency Department patients. It should be noted that the incumbent could also be asked to do shifts in another facility depending on the needs of the department.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Secretarial course of at least one year in length and a secondary school diploma / general education diploma (GED);
  • Ability to do computer work and to input data accurately;
  • Ability to complete the required medical terminology course as per set deadline;
  • Ability to set priorities;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with patients, visitors, etc.;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to the principles of professional ethics, the management philosophy, and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

 Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.
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About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

Take a look at our career opportunities below. For further information on the Network and our hiring process, click here.

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