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Part-time Unit Clerk-Emergency in Milton at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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Job Description

Posting #: 2018-826216

CUPE 815

Position: Unit Clerk

Department: Emergency

Status:  Part-time (must provide availability up to 0.5 FTE)

Hours: Various rotating shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Milton

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.  We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you'll be doing:                  

Provide clerical support to unit including copying physician orders, entering patient information, documenting payroll, ordering and organizing supplies.  Other duties as required.                                   

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes to achieve our vision of an “exemplary patient experience, always”.

  • A Medical Office Administration diploma from a recognized college or equivalent experience required
  • Medical terminology required
  • Must have experience and be familiar with MS Word and Outlook email
  • A minimum of 30 wpm typing speed required
  • Previous experience in a patient care/clinical setting required
  • Must have fast and accurate computer data entry skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently in a busy environment
  • Must be physically able to perform the job: prolonged periods of time sitting; pushing and pulling variety of wheeled equipment; repetitive forward bending, hand/arm activities, hand/finger dexterity; and carrying/lifting approximately 25lbs
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Demonstrated public relations skills and the ability to diplomatically respond to physicians, staff, and family inquires in a demanding work environment
  • Satisfactory employment record and good attendance record

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation. 

Salary:  $19.08 - $23.82 per hour

Date Posted: July 5, 2018

Internal applications due by: July 12, 2017

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

The ideal candidate is strong in attention to detail in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require an individual who is a strong communicator, interacts with co-workers and clients with care and respect and has the ability to foster a work environment that focuses on teamwork.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

 In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.


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Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented product. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.