Unit Clerk--Clinic

City New Westminster
Job ID 2022-20974
Administrative / Accounting Clerical
Posting Date
2 months ago(6/21/2022 3:47 PM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0800 - 1630
Cardiac Care Unit
Salary at Time of Posting
$24.46-$24.46 per hour

Why Fraser Health?

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Relief Full Time Unit Clerk to provide support to the AMB Cardiac Clinic team at Royal Columbian Hospital located in New Westminster, B.C. We are looking for a committed and personal person with an eye for detail who is able to juggle numerous tasks in a busy environment. You like helping people, conduct business in a professional manner and display excellent communication skills. A focused approach is needed to complete routine day-to-day tasks and handle changing calendars, priorities, and timelines. You will take a thorough, hands-on approach to deliver high quality and precise work while carrying a high level of integrity, discretion, and confidentiality. This Relief Full Time role is available until June 1, 2023 or return of incumbent.


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 new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (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 individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Detailed Overview

Reporting to the Manager, performs a variety of receptionist, clerical and record keeping functions related to the operation of the clinic, including inputting patient information and statistics into a centralized computer database system, transcribing physician's orders, compiling admission charts, scheduling patient appointments; and maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies.


  1. Receives patients upon arrival to the clinic and obtains/confirms information required to register the patient; registers patient in the computerized admission/discharge/transfer system and completes related registration documentation.

  2. Prioritizes processes, coordinates and transcribes physician's orders and performs necessary follow up action, as required.

  3. Collaborates with other acute departments and other care areas to exchange information related to clinic patient appointments.

  4. Schedules, books and coordinates patient appointments, completes appropriate requisitions, makes follow up appointments including adjusting arrangements as directed in accordance with patient and facility requirements; assigns patient to appropriate date, time and location; arranges for patient tests and maintains appointment diaries.

  5. Compiles and assembles patient charts for new admissions; maintains charts, files and documents related to patient data, inputs patient and patient-related data into computer database system as required.   

  6. Prepares and escorts patients to examination rooms within the clinic.

  7. Performs receptionist duties such as receiving staff, patients and visitors; receives and records telephone messages, answers general enquiries and provides general information.

  8. Performs clerical duties such as data entry, filing, compiling, preparing and maintaining statistics.  Receives payments from patients and codes payments as required.  Prepares requisitions for supplies, equipment, repairs and maintenance work for the area, as required.

  9. Assists in orientation of new staff to the unit.

  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk Program, plus one (1) 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 with others effectively.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to keyboard at 40 w.p.m.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.


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