• Clinical Secretary

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Clinical Secretary
    Work Site: Opthalmology Outpatient - Vancouver General Hospital
    Status: Regular Full Time
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $22.49 per hour
    Hours: 0730-1530, with Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays off
    Reference#: 120539-aca


    Within the context of a client and family-centred care model, position provides clinical scheduling and medical secretarial support to the Eye Care Centre by methods such as scheduling and booking patient appointments in accordance with various health professionals' schedules, making adjustments to patient schedules in the event of cancellations, coordinating documentation required for patient visits, transcribing medical dictation such as diagnostic interpretation reports and fluorescein angiogram medical reports utilizing dictating equipment, typing technical and non-technical material utilizing intermediate wordprocessing software, maintaining records on patient visits and related material, preparing billing information and standard statistical reports utilizing spreadsheet software, and acting as clinic receptionist in accordance with established procedures.


    Education & Experience

    • Grade 12.
    • Graduation from an approved program as a medical secretary.
    • One years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Ability to keyboard at 45 words per minute.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
    • Ability to organize work.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.

    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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