Patient Information Clerk

  • Part Time
  • Winnipeg, MB
  • Posted on June 2, 2021
  • Vacancy: 2
  • Salary: 24 an hour

Patient Information Clerk

Salary $24 an hour
Job Type Part Time
Vacancy 2
Job ID 19080469
Employer name
Posted Date 02-06-2021
Expired at 02-03-2022


About SickKids

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.

Position Description

We are looking for a patient Information Clerk to join the POCU (Perioperative Care Unit) team. In this position you will work closely with the Pre-Op, OR, and PACU clerical staff to ensure efficient flow of patients through the department. You will support the work of POCU, by ensuring that patient information is readily available and proper processes are followed. You will have frequent contact with the nursing and support staff of all areas within POCU, the surgeons, residents, fellows, and anaesthesia, POCU support services and others. You will facilitate the delivery of patient care by providing a high level of support and assistance to the POCU multidisciplinary team and patients/families. This position supports the operation of the team/department by providing clerical and administrative functions in a proactive, organized manner.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Coordinate unit administrative functions to ensure efficient operation of the unit, within scope of authority.
  • Provide clerical support to all health care staff.
  • Organize and maintain patient charts, filing reports
  • Facilitate communication between patients/families and the POCU team where appropriate
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Be a member of a dedicated team
  • Work within a dynamic care environment

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Diploma from a recognized Administrative/Secretarial program or equivalent work experience (considered an asset)
  • Previous clerical experience in a hospital/medical environment.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Basic proficiency with computers (i.e. word processing).
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities.
  • Ability be self-directed, flexible and to take initiative.
  • Attention to detail and efficient time management.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The children and families we care for are diverse, and so are our employees. All are welcome to join our unique organizational culture and be part of our inclusive team.

If requested, SickKids is proud to make available accommodations to support applicants with disabilities during the interview and assessment process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.

Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.

How to Apply

Tip: Combine your cover letter and resume into ONE document of 20 pages or less as you cannot upload multiple documents as part of your application.

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