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Business Clerk

Hamilton Health Sciences

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

The Thrombosis Services at the Juravinski Site is a regional service with referrals coming from family physicians and specialists in the hospital and the community. The clinic provides a range of services to support quality thromboembolic care. Operating during regular business hours, the Thrombosis Clinic provides resources and facilities for consultations, examinations, diagnostic tests, tissue specimens; wound care; and blood specimen collection. Care is provided by an interdisciplinary team of Business Clerks, Health Care Aids, Physician Specialists and Residents, Registered Nurses, and Registered Practical Nurses.

As a member of the multidisciplinary health care team, the Business Clerk provides clerical, administrative, and business support to patients, nurses, and clinicians in outpatient clinics. The Business Clerk processes referrals; schedules and changes appointments; registers patients; schedules physician clinics; prepares the clinics' charts; monitors the inventory of supplies and places orders; takes minutes at staff and business meetings; and relays and processes information using a range of communication technologies. Functions according to the job description for Business Clerks.

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. Required: experience in accurately using the following Meditech Modules: Patient Registration, Community Wide Scheduling , Order Entry, Materials Management, Billing, Purchasing
4. Keyboarding 40 w.p.m.
5. Required: demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Ofiice software: PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Word
6. Mathematical skills related to scheduling and statistical documents
7. Demonstrated effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, public relations and problem solving skills
8. Ability to set priorities and organize work accordingly
9. Ability to liaise with various hospital departments effectively and collaboratively
10. Ability to appreciate the confidential nature of the position
11. Ability to sit for long periods, repetitive reaching, repetitive bending
12. Experience working in an out-patient clinic would be an asset
13. Knowledge, skill, and experience in office procedures and equipment use

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