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Business Clerk

Hamilton Health Sciences

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted August 1, 2022.

The Michael G. DeGroote Adult Pain Clinic is an outpatient interdisciplinary clinic providing service for the assessment and treatment of chronic pain. The Michael G. DeGroote Adult Pain Clinic is the largest university-affiliated pain centre in Canada. The main objectives are disability reduction, lifestyle modification, psychological adaptation, decreased healthcare utilization, increased independence and focus on wellness. The program employs a combination of rehabilitative, cognitive-behavioural and psychodynamic therapeutic approaches. The purpose is to deal with clients' adjustment difficulties to their chronic pain problems, through individual case management, a daily structured quota-based fitness program, nutritional counseling, implemented by a mix of well trained specialized health professionals.

1. Commercial/Business/Secretarial College Diploma/Certificate or equivalent office experience
2. 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
3. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in Meditech and Community Wide Scheduling – registration, scheduling, material management etc., Mathematical skills related to payroll, budget and statistics. Proficiency with MS office preferred
4. Keyboarding of at least 40 wpm
5. Demonstrated initiative and judgment appropriate for the position
6. Knowledge and skill with office procedures and equipment such as fax, photocopier, label printer, multiple phone lines, computer etc.
7. Demonstrated ability to interact with patients and their families, with patience, courtesy and tact. Ability to demonstrate attributes that contribute to a respectful, caring environment
8. Demonstrated effective communication (verbal and written), documentation, interpersonal, collaboration and teamwork skills
9. Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks in a fast paced multidisciplinary setting
10. Familiar with the CAIS Electronic Prescribing Program
11. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access
12. Knowledge of Ontario Exceptional Access Program-preparing and submitting applications

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