Vancouver Coastal Health

Nursing Unit Assistant (NUA)

Job Description

Job Title: Nursing Unit Assistant (NUA)
Work Site: Emergency, Richmond Hospital - Richmond, BC
Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately December 2022
Salary: $24.46 per hour
Hours:

0730-1530 / 1530-2330

Days off: Rotating

Reference#: 159120-lba

 

Come work as a Nursing Unit Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Nursing Unit Assistant join the Emergency team at Richmond Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Nursing Unit Assistant you will:

  • Work in a team based environment and perform clerical/receptionist functions in the support of the delivery of client care.
  • Place client/family needs above all other concerns.
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties such as:
    • transcribing and processing physicians’ orders
    • communicating with other departments and hospitals to coordinate client appointments and transportation
    • arranging client tests and receiving results
    • receiving visitors and answering the telephone, and prioritizing requests
  • Assemble and maintain client charts, arrange for client admissions and discharges.
  • Perform timekeeping functions and compile statistics.
  • Type and distribute a variety of technical and non-technical reports and other materials.
  • Maintain an inventory of stationery supplies, and ensure filing systems are maintained.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12.
  • Medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program.
  • One (1) year’s recent, related experience. 

Knowledge & Abilities

  • 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 keyboard 40 w.p.m.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.

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.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


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 our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

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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