Nursing Unit Assistant (NUA)
Powell River General Hospital
Powell River, Canada
3d ago

Job Description

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

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

As a Nursing Unit Assistant at Vancouver Coastal Health 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’ orderscommunicating with other departments and hospitals to coordinate client appointments and transportationarranging client tests and receiving resultsreceiving 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.
  • WHO WE ARE :

    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.

    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.

    At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

    ABOUT POWELL RIVER, BC

    On the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, where endless green mountains meet sheltered Pacific Ocean waters, Powell River provides a stimulating blend of outdoor adventure and cultural amenities.

    Originally founded as a resource extraction centre - once home to the world's largest pulp and paper mill - Powell River now offers adventurers countless opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, fishing, and scuba diving.

    This area is host to world-class art galleries, tremendous dining opportunities, and memorable events and festivals.

    On the doorstep of both Vancouver and Vancouver Island, the Powell River region offers an array of experiences for travelers of all kinds, no matter the season.

  • Experience the legendary Sunshine Coast Trail and Powell Forest Canoe Route, rock-climb the Eldred Valley, snowshoe in the Knuckleheads;
  • this is the adventure destination you've long been waiting for.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program plus one year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and 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.
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