Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Nursing Unit Assistant/Clerk

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Clerk, Urgent Care Centre
    Work Site: Hospital Urgent Care Centre - UBC Hospital
    Status: Regular Part Time (0.51 FTE)
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $23.51 per hour
    Hours: 0800-2000 & 1200-2400, with rotating days off
    Reference#: 121502-aca


    Within the context of a client and family centred model of care and in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, works in a team based environment and performs clerical/receptionist functions in support of the delivery of client care. Position completes and processes admitting records, contacts personnel for missing information, enters data into an electronic system, transcribes and processes’ physicians’ orders, communicates with other departments and hospitals/agencies to coordinate/arrange client appointments and tests and receives test results. Receives visitors, answers the telephone and prioritizes requests. Assembles and maintains client charts, compiles statistics, types and distributes a variety of technical and non-technical reports and other materials utilizing computer systems and software relevant to the job, maintains an inventory of stationery supplies and ensures filing systems are maintained.


    Education & Experience

    • Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Ability to keyboard 45 w.p.m.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.
    • Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.
    • Ability to operate related office equipment.

    This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.


    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 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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