Clerk B – Emergency Department Job at Nova Scotia Health Authority in Dartmouth, NS

Job Description

Req ID: 60387

Location: Central Zone, Dartmouth General Hospital

Company: NSHA

Department: 60079866 EMG Support Staff DGH

Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit – NSGEU

Posting Closing Date: 03-Apr-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


The Clerk is responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of the department in its communications with other departments and support to the nurses and medical staff. The Clerk B must be able to handle multiple demands and priorities in a busy and unpredictable environment.


Grade XII plus one year related clerical experience OR graduate of a recognized one year secretarial/business program

General office skills an asset

Computer skills required

Demonstrated ability to remain calm during an emergency and deal with numerous interruptions and continuous change an asset

Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrates problem solving and decision making skills

Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information

Hours of Work

Permanent, Full-time position; 70 hours bi-weekly

Salary Information

$19.9923 – $21.8039 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check

Proof of education & training certifications

Proof of any additional required qualification

Valid registration with the relevant licensing body

Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation

Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit – NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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About Company

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority

Company Location:  Dartmouth, NS

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