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Business Clerk

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted November 20, 2021.

Ward C4 is an inpatient unit providing care for individuals with malignant hematological diseases. The primary modes of therapy are intensive chemotherapy, transfusion and antibiotic support for immunosuppression and stem cell transplantation.

The Business Clerk will report to the Clinical Manager and will work as part of the interdisciplinary team with the program. This position will have specific responsibilities within the C4 Unit. As a member of the healthcare team, provides clerical, administrative or business support to patients, families and those providing service and/or care as well as other duties as assigned. A key component of the role is transcription of physician orders as well as assisting with staffing and scheduling. The Business Clerk must be highly motivated, organized, self-directed and be able to respond to ever changing staffing conditions and needs.

1. Grade 12 or equivalent
2. Graduate of community college secretarial or office administration program or equivalent office experience
3. Medical Terminology Certificate 1 and 2 or demonstrated knowledge equivalent to the Medical Terminology Certificate 1
and 2 acquired in a different Business Clerk position, which may be subject to testing
4. Preferred recent experience transcribing and processing physicians’ orders in an impatient setting.
5. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook/MS Exchange, PeopleSoft Time and Labour data
entry, Meditech, Sovera
6. Keyboarding 40 wpm, which may be subject to testing
7. Demonstrated mathematical skills related to payroll and budget documents
8. Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative, organize, establish, prioritize and meet deadlines
9. Ability to work in a high-paced environment
10. Excellent interpersonal skills, effective verbal and written communication, and ability to work within a team
11. Ability to appreciate the confidential nature of this position
12. Ability to deal with various hospital departments effectively and collaboratively
13. Ability to sit for long periods of time, repetitive reaching, repetitive bending

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: 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 Services 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