Unit Clerk

City Tri-Cities / Anmore / Belcarra
Job ID 2022-17681
Administrative / Accounting Clerical
Posting Date
11 months ago(7/19/2022 6:51 PM)
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Days Off
Health Services
Salary at Time of Posting
$27.23 - $27.23 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.


Position Highlights

We are currently looking to fill exciting casual Unit Clerk positions at Eagle Ridge Hospital located in Port Moody, BC.


Valued Benefits

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a phenomenal place to work! We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Find out what it’s like to work here. Like us on Facebook(@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram(@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights!


Detailed Overview

Performs various patient/resident care related duties, including transcribing physicians' orders, scheduling and booking patient/resident appointments for procedures; maintains relevant records such as patient/resident charts; performs related reception, clerical support and typing duties within a computerized environment for assigned nursing unit or residential care areas.


  1. Transcribes physicians' orders by copying information, completing required forms and/or entering information into the computer and distributing as required.

  2. Schedules patient/resident activities such as diagnostic procedures, appointments or transportation by contacting appropriate departments, anaesthetists, physicians' offices or outside agencies and maintaining related records.

  3. Maintains patient/resident records according to established procedures by setting up charts, adding or removing forms and forwarding discharged patient records to the Health Records Department.

  4. Calls in relief staff according to pre-determined guidelines.

  5. Performs reception duties such as greeting and directing visitors, answering the telephone, taking messages, answering routine enquiries or referring as appropriate; opens and distributes mail as required.

  6. Assists the Care team in a variety of duties such as explaining routine procedures to patients/residents and verifying patients/residents' name.

  7. Porters patients to and from other departments as required; delivers and obtains specimens as required.

  8. Performs clerical duties such as typing, taking minutes and photocopying; maintains filing system and stock supplies for the assigned areas including storage and supply areas as required.

  9. Distributes mail, packages, stores supplies and flowers to patients/residents/staff.

  10. Maintains reports and records such as scheduling and timekeeping reports and department statistics; generates and prints off reports according to established procedures.

  11. Completes, summarizes and submits information according to established procedures.

  12. Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience

Graduation from a Unit Clerk training program. Grade 12 plus one year's recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal effectively with others.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Ability to type at 40 w.p.m.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.


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