Medical Transcriptionist (1018)
in Edmundston, NB

Edmundston, NB
$23.54 - $25.26 / hour
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Competition Number: 4-20734 EXT

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT : CUPE

ZONE : Zone 4 - Northwest

FACILITY : Edmundston Regional Hospital

DEPARTMENT : Transcription

CLASSIFICATION : Medical Transcriptionist (1018)

STATUS : Permanent part-time 

FTE : 0.8

ANTICIPATED START DATE : As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK :

8 hours shifts - Rotation day, evening and weekend
Possibility of standby and call back
Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY :

Perform transcription of medical reports as well as a wide range of clerical and secretarial tasks. 

N.B. These are only the main duties of the position. Other related duties may be assigned as required for the smooth operation of the area.

REQUIREMENTS :

  • High school graduation or general education diploma (GED) plus an additional medical transcriptionist program/course of over one and up to two years or equivalent;
  • Good knowledge of computer tools and office automation applications, more specifically Word and Excel, and ability to use them;
  • Ability to perform work without constant supervision;
  • Discretion;
  • Ability to briefly describe the position sought and explain interest in this position;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned work;
  • Good work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethical principles, to the Network's management philosophy and to organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality set by Vitalité Health Network.

 Written and spoken knowledge of 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 for an interview 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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