locationWelland - Ontario (ON),

atNiagara Health System

Estimated salary $22.94 - $24.60 an hour

Job Description:

As a member of the patient care team, the Ward Clerk works under the direction of the Clinical Manager or delegate and fulfills a variety of functions including clerical, reception, registration, public relations, and bookings.

o Graduate of a Medical Office Administration Program or Medical Terminology Certificate and equivalent in related experience
o Working experience transcribing and/or understanding/utilizing medical terminology
o One year related clerical experience in a high volume, fast paced department within a health care/clinical setting
o One year experience with computer software including Kronos, Microsoft Office programs, with data entry experience
o Accurate keyboarding skills with a minimum of 50 w.p.m.
o Experience in order entry/Meditech
o Experience and efficiency in transcribing physician orders
o Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centred care
o Excellent communication skills and ability to respect the confidentially of personnel and patient information
o Compliance with confidential requirements under the Niagara Health Privacy Policy
o Demonstrated professional attitude while interacting with the public, patients, employees and medical staff
o Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
o Must be available for all shifts, vacation replacement, sick time and paid holidays
o Travel between sites when required
o Consistent and regular attendance
o Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset

Recruitment Specialist: Carrie Garritsen
(905) 378-4647 EXT 44222

We are especially interested in connecting if you…
Value diversity, equity and inclusion;
Are excited about being part of a respectful and hard-working team in the beautiful Region of Niagara;
Identify as a member of one or more of the following groups: equity-seeking group, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
Have background or expertise in the healthcare environment, supporting patient care and providing extraordinary customer-service

Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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