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Unit Clerk - PT 0.4 - Mental Health Treatment Unit 1 - Halton Healthcare in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description


Posting: 2019-831360

CUPE 815

Position: Unit Clerk

Department: Mental Health Treatment Unit 1

Status: Part-time (must provide availability up to 0.4 FTE)

Hours:  Monday to Sunday - Various rotating 8 hour shifts (hours are subject to change based on operational needs)

Site:  Oakville

This is what you’ll be doing:

Provides secretarial support to the Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Unit. Duties include but not limited to, answering phones, booking pre-op clinic appointments and procedures with Doctor's office staff, payroll preparation, unit statistical data recording, registering patients, chart management, printing wrist bands, preferred accommodations, completing requisitions, transcribing doctors' orders, scheduling appointments, ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies, maintaining storage rooms, filing, data entry on computer system, staff scheduling and 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.

  • One (1) year recent relevant clerical experience in a healthcare setting, or recent Medical Office Administration Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Medical Terminology Certificate required
  • A minimum of 30 wpm typing speed required
  • Must have fast and accurate computer data entry skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Must be able to prioritize workload and function independently in a busy environment
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills and the ability to diplomatically respond to patients, physicians, staff, patient and family in a demanding work environment
  • Satisfactory employment record and good attendance record required

Salary Scale: $19.08 to $23.82 per hour

Date Posted: February 12, 2019

Internal Deadline: February 19, 2019

*Internals who already applied need not reapply*

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction 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. 

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.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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 products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.