Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Receptionist/Clerk/Typist

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Receptionist/Clerk/Typist
    Work Site: Medical Imaging Clerical - Vancouver General Hospital
    Status: Temporary Full Time
    Start Date: As soon as possible until return of incumbent
    Salary: $20.54 per hour
    Hours: 1300-2100, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off. Shift times for this position may vary based on the operational needs of the department.
    Reference#: 121270-jim


    Within the context of a client and family centred care model, position performs a variety of clerical, reception and typing duties such as receiving visitors and patients, answering incoming calls, responding to enquiries and requests for release of Radiology report information, preparing and maintaining patient files, inputting a variety of patient information into an established computerized database system, signing out images, printing or copying Radiology images within the darkroom or to disk from the Picture Archiving and Communication System, collecting and distributing mail, dictation tapes and reports within the department, and typing non-technical material utilizing wordprocessing software as well as investigating and performing corrections to computerized patient information utilizing the Radiology and Hospital Information Systems.


    Education & Experience

    • Grade 12, plus one (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Ability to keyboard at 40 w.p.m.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Ability to organize work.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
    • 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 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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