Bluewater Health, with locations in Sarnia and Petrolia, is a 326-bed community hospital that cares for the residents of Sarnia-Lambton. With close to 2,500 staff, Professional Staff and volunteers, Bluewater Health provides an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services. State-of-the-art facilities, which opened in 2010, contribute to Bluewater Health’s Mission: We create exemplary healthcare experiences for patients and families every time. For more information about Bluewater Health, visit www.bluewaterhealth.ca.
The successful applicant will work in compliance with all relevant and applicable legislation and Hospital Policies and Procedures, will practice the Bluewater Health Standards of Performance Excellence and will fulfill their role within the Attendance Support Program parameters. The successful applicant will also possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and will have strong attention to detail and accuracy.
-Grade 12 graduate or equivalent required
-Medical or Office Administration College Diploma preferred
Skill, Ability and Experience:
-Intermediate level proficiency using the MS Office Suite of products required
-Accurate Computer keyboarding skills required
-Knowledge of Medical Terminology required
-Recent patient registration experience preferred
-Previous clerical experience in a medical setting preferred
-Registers and requisitions patients for a variety of departments within Bluewater Health
-Operates telephone switchboard to relay incoming, outgoing and inter-office calls
-Assigns appropriate beds for all inpatients, including direct, emergency, elective and repatriation cases.
-Review daily accommodation discrepancies and organize moves to appropriately place patients and gather maximum revenues (ward, semi-private, private).
-Follows and facilitates the repatriation process for patient transfer to Bluewater Health
-Collaborates with nursing to move patients to the appropriate level of care. Maintains and communicates a global picture of hospital capacity at all times.
-Utilizes effective verbal communication and decision making in acting as a liaison between the clinical departments in facilitating the continuous throughput of patients
-Works under pressure with strict timelines while multitasking work in a busy setting
-Participates in unit/department and Hospital Quality Improvement initiatives
-Completes continuing education requirements as necessary
-Other related duties as assigned
Selection will be made on the basis of ability, experience and qualifications as per Article 11.04 of the SEIU Collective Agreement
We thank you in advance for your interest in Bluewater Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Bluewater Health policy, offers of employment to prospective employees are conditional upon the successful completion and disclosure of a Police Records/Vulnerable Sector Check.
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