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Admitting Clerk

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted November 16, 2021.

Finance and Integrated Health Services includes the following departments: Decision Support, Finance, Privacy, Health Records, Patient Registration, and the Information Desk. Each department facilitates the creation of a knowledge rich environment for making timely and informed tactical and strategic decisions and maximizing both the value of care and services provided. They provide accurate, timely, and useful information for making decisions based on evidence to help deliver appropriate patient care. As subject matter experts, staff also provides expertise in analyzing and interpreting data and presenting and educating the corporation on this information.

The incumbent will be responsible for interviewing and registering patients using Meditech software following the HHS Registration Manual & Industry Standards to initiate and maintain an accurate data base that is used by many departments hospital wide to assist in the provision of quality care for all. Will be responsible for Bed Booking as per position requirements; maintaining the Central Bed Registry, implementing the Bed Management Guidelines; facilitating patient placement for ER, regional partners and nursing units. Completes and maintains accurate statistical collection for external partners that provides a regional bed picture and facilitates funding. Will assist with way finding and general inquires from our patients/customers. The incumbent will have demonstrated customer service attributes, such as active listening, empathy and courtesy, and a team player.

1. Grade 12 or equivalent.
2. Medical terminology certificate is required.
3. A Medical Administration diploma from a recognized college is preferred.
4. Keyboard proficiency (40-45 wpm) and accurate computer data entry skills.
5. Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
6. Excellent written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.
7. Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently in a busy environment.
8. Demonstrate problem solving, critical thinking and organizational skills.
9. Demonstrate ability to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary team.
10. Able to demonstrated excellent customer service and service recovery skills.
11. Able to diplomatically respond to inquires from staff, patients, family members and physicians.
12. Ability to respond to change management.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement