Clerk II (Float)
in Burin, NL

Burin, NL
Relief / Casual
$21.21 - $23.30 / hour
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Competition Number: 2023000407
Positions Available: 5

Location: Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre
Clerk II (Float) - 5 Positions
Health Information Services and Informatics
Temporary, Call-In

based on the needs of the department
CG-23 ($21.21 - $23.30 per hour)
Competition Number
Posted Date
25 January 2023
Closing Date
8 February 2023

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Clerk II in Health Information Services and Informatics (HISI) performs a variety of clerical tasks including filing, retrieving/assembling patient charts, answering telephones, and responding to inquiries from various internal and external stakeholders. Duties also include retrieving patient charts; completing daily workload statistics related to clerical functions; relieving/assisting other clerical positions; scanning health record documents into an electronic format and submitting verified information for on-line computer storage; and performing other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):

  • Standing, walking, bending, and lifting is required.
  • Constantly lifts objects less than 5lbs and occasionally lifts up to between 20 - 40 lbs. when helping with a patient's luggage (ambulatory care) or lifting a box of files requiring assistance. May be required to maneuver carts and use a step ladder to access higher shelves.
  • Constantly performs fine finger/precision work while sitting and using a computer mouse, scheduling appointments, and other duties.
  • Work provides the opportunity to stand and walk and the opportunity to take postural breaks (sit, stand or walk) within the office environment.
  • Frequently required to perform bilateral repetitive fine motor skills when performing various computer work duties that involve typing and use of the computer's mouse.

Job Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a one-year Office Administration program from an approved/recognized college is required.
  • Successful completion of an approved/recognized medical terminology course is required.
  • A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

*Proof of a current office administration program and medical terminology is required. To be considered current, they must have been completed within the last five years, unless it has been used in recent positions. This must be demonstrated on the application form.

** If medical terminology isn't current, a medical terminology test may be administered by the Human Resources Client Services Department.

Open to external candidates only.

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Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext. 5-2 immediately.

To become a part of our team, please submit an up-to-date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address and competition number.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: [email protected] Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.

Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

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About Eastern Health

We are the largest health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada serving residents on the Avalon, Burin and Bonavista Peninsulas.

Our Vision

Healthy People, Healthy Communities

Eastern Health’s vision is Healthy People, Healthy Communities. This vision is based on the understanding that both the individual and the community have important roles to play in maintaining good health.

We work with the communities we serve, and partner with others who share a commitment to improving health and well-being, to help us achieve this vision.

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