Overview

Facility Resource Assistant, Patient Flow, VRH Job at Nova Scotia Health Authority in Kentville, NS

Job Description

Req ID: 104535

Location: Western Zone, Valley Regional Hospital

Company: NSHA

Department: OPWZ Patient Flow

Type of Employment: Casual Relief (3% FTE) x 2 position(s)

Union Status: NSGEU

Posting Closing Date: 20-Jan-21



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.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Patient Flow, the Facility Resource Assistant supports the daily operations of the Patient Flow department coordinating patient movement both into and out of Valley Regional Hospital, Soldiers Memorial Hospital and Annapolis Community Health Center. Outside of regular office hours, the Facility Resource Assistant provides additional support with respect to urgent communications.

The Facility Resource Assistant ensures that the principles and practices that guide Nova Scotia Health such as the vision, mission, values, expected behaviours, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the support that is provided by the work that they do and through the messages they deliver.

Qualifications

Graduate of a recognized office administration/secretarial program

Completion of a Medical Terminology course or equivalent

Minimum three (3) years experience in an administrative support position including previous experience in a hospital setting

Clerical experience related to bed allocation and patient booking is preferred

Ability to use Microsoft Windows and all components of Microsoft Office; expertise with the development and maintenance of documents, spreadsheets and databases

Knowledge of and expertise in the use of the Medworxx Patient Flow System preferred

Typing speed of 60 words per minute preferred

Current knowledge of medical terminology

Basic knowledge of hospital equipment

Understanding of acute care services

Understanding of bed utilization processes

Demonstrated planning, organizing, prioritizing and time management skills

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Demonstrated interpersonal skills including ability to work as a team member and ability to foster collaborative relationships

Demonstrated accountability, initiative and ability to work independently

Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and professional development

Demonstrated attention to detail

Demonstrated ability to synthesize information, problem solve and utilize good judgment in decsion making

Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and professional development

Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health

Travel may be required

Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please Note: Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work

Casual Relief x 2 positions

Availability for all shifts

Commencing as soon as possible

Salary Information

$21.8021 – $24.3938 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:  Kentville, NS

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