Vancouver Coastal Health


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

Salary: $21.37 per hour

1300-2100/1500-2300; or as operationally required

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 150625-jim


Come work as a Receptionist/Clerk/Typist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Receptionist/Clerk/Typist to join the Medical Imaging Clerical team at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


As a Receptionist/Clerk/Typist with VCH you will:

  • Perform 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,
    • typing non-technical material utilizing wordprocessing software,
    • and 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.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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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