Providence Health Care is the Lead Health Organization for the Health Information Management (HIM) services across four of British Columbia’s largest healthcare employers, Providence Health Care, Fraser Health Authority, Provincial Health Services Authority, and Vancouver Coastal Health.
Health Information Management offers casual employees a variety of work location opportunities at various locations across B.
C. This vacancy is strictly for individuals interested in working on a casual basis in the records management department.
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SummaryReporting to the Manager / Coordinator or designate, in accordance with established guidelines, the Referral Clerk receives, records and processes physician referral and re-
referral requests, determines outpatient appointment priority, books related appointments and special procedures, requests, receives, records, stores and collates supporting patient documentation in addition to searching for and / or entering related data into the computerized information system.
Skills Required :
Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
Knowledge of medical terminology .
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Education and Experience Required :
Grade 12 and two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Processes referrals and re-referrals received from physicians and hospital units by performing duties such as :
Routing documents for physician review as required.
Organizes and maintains a system for review of referrals by identifying concerns to physician / clinical staff as required and placing the referral in the designated area for review.
Reviewing the triage record to obtain modality assignment of medical, radiation, surgical or gynecology consultation.