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Nursing Unit Assistant - 14847   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Facilities
City
Victoria http://www.viea.ca/doing-business-on-vancouver-island/regions--communities
Facility
Victoria Mental Health - EMP
Department/Work Area
MCS MH Admin Systems & Support
Days Off
Weekend/Stats
Job Type
Casual
Salary Range
$21.40 - $21.40
Multi-Site
Yes
Additional Site Information
RJH/VGH
Date employee Required
Immediately
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Yes
Travel May Be Required
No

  Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Manager or designate and under general supervision, positions at this level perform a variety of clerical duties related to the operation of a patient care area.  This includes duties such as acting as a communication link for the Unit by transcribing and processing physicians' orders, communicating with other departments and hospitals, coordinating patient appointments, arranging patient tests and receiving results, receiving and directing visitors and telephone answering.  Assembles and maintains patient charts and performs keyboarding and data entry responsibilities.


  Qualifications

A. Education, Training and 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.

B. Skills and 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 at 50 w.p.m.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.