ABOUT THE SQUAMISH NATION
Squamish Nation consists of 23 villages and is comprised of descendants of the Coast Salish Aboriginal people who live in the present day Greater Vancouver area, Gibson’s Landing, and Squamish River watershed.
The Squamish Nation has occupied and governed the territory since beyond recorded history. The Squamish Nation's culture is rich and resilient.
We continue to practice our customs and traditions, which are strongly interconnected with our traditional territory. Together with our lands, our customs and traditions are the foundations of who we are as Skwxwú7mesh.
We have a great opportunity for an experienced Medical Office Assistant to join our dynamic and progressive team in North Vancouver.
Under the direction of the Department Head, the Medical Office Assistant (MOA) provides medical and administrative support to the Primary Care team, supporting the successful operation of the clinic.
The incumbent is responsible for patient medical files and collection of personal and health related patient information, scheduling patients’ and prepares paperwork for patient appointments and enters into the system and follows up as required.
Provides forms / paperwork to be filled out & completed by the patient. Processes patient’s documents, laboratory tests, etc & files results accordingly in patients’ files.
Responsible for ensuring patient files are kept up to date for easy retrieval. Makes arrangements for patients’ scheduled tests, consultation and referrals.
Performs administrative tasks and is responsible for reviewing, preparing and submitting Medical Service Plan (MSP) billings.
Protects patients’ files ensuring confidentiality of clients personal information. The position uses superior technical knowledge to run efficient Kal’númet medical office.
She / he has exceptional time management, multi-tasking, customer service skills; while operating at a high level of people interaction and must be able to respond with courtesy, tact and diplomacy.
Other responsibilities include :
The Ideal Candidate
In addition the ideal candidate will also have :
As career progresses, incumbent will be required to successfully complete job-required, short-term upgrading, training and courses relating to medical billings, patient services, electronic medical records, etc.
Successful completion a Vulnerable sector Criminal Record Check is also required, as per Squamish Nation policy.
The above requirements are what Squamish Nation is seeking in the ideal incumbent at the time of posting and are subject to change, based on the needs of Squamish Nation.
Personal Details* Required field
Yes - Class 7N
No - but willing to obtain
No - but willing to obtain
Less than 3 Years