JOB SUMMARY :
Clerical functions of the patient care unit, reception duties including transcribing doctors’ orders, basic data entry and retrieval and ordering of supplies.
Assists in coordinating activities in the unit to ensure smooth and efficient unit function.
Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.
Post secondary medical secretarial or health office administration diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience required;
Previous ward clerk or related office environment experience
Ability to transcribe doctors’ orders quickly
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high stress environment
Familiarity with hospital office equipment such as computers, laser printers, Addressograph, telephones, fax machines and photocopiers
Knowledge of computer software Microsoft Office, electronic mail, ability to input doctor’s orders
Previous experience in maintaining statistical information an asset
Effective communication and organization skills
Good attendance record