New Job Unit Clerk In Alberta

Unit Clerk
Unit Clerk

Unit Clerk

Company : Alberta Health Services
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Your Opportunity:

The GPRH Obstetrics Department consists of 22 rooms; 18 Labour, Delivery & recovery rooms; 4 private room postpartum/antepartum rooms; 5 bed assessment/Ob triage area. We value providing high quality, effective, efficient, evidence-based, patient-centered care for all of our pregnant, labouring, postpartum, newborn and perinatal loss patients. As a Unit Clerk, you will be responsible for performing clerical, receptionist and booking duties for the unit. Your duties will include performing registration, admission, discharge and transfer functions; maintaining patient records and charts, scheduling patient tests and/or treatments answering telephone calls, answering the patient call bell system, and monitoring of unit and patient access. As the key point of first contact for the inpatient and outpatient areas, you will play a key role in fostering an effective team environment on the unit. You will be instrumental in facilitating communication between nursing and other health disciplines, departments, patients and families, and in maintaining confidentiality of patient information. You will be major asset to the smooth and efficient operation of the unit. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. PLEASE NOTE: This posting is scheduled to close at 23:59 of the posting end date but may be filled earlier if a Regular Employee who holds a position within this unit or program expresses their interest in this vacancy by 23:59 on the 5th calendar day following the posting date. In the event that no Regular Employee from this workplace expresses their interest by the deadline, the vacancy shall be filled under the provisions of the collective agreement.


As a Unit Clerk, you will be responsible for the efficient flow of communication between health professionals, departments, patients and families while maintaining confidentiality of patient information. You will also be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks which may include reception, greeting and directing visitors, patients and health professionals, maintaining patient records and charts, transcribing and processing physician orders as well as scheduling patient tests and/or treatments. You will also be responsible for performing a range of administrative activities in support of the unit.

  • Classification: Unit Clerk
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Unit and Program: Obstetrics
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie Rgnl Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.50
  • Posting End Date: 29-AUG-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 08-SEP-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 21
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $26.07
  • Maximum Salary: $31.68
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Unit Clerk Course or equivalent training program.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Basic computer skills. Strong communication skills. Ability to establish strong working relationships with colleagues and patients, and work within an interdisciplinary team. Adaptability to a constantly changing environment. Commitment to providing patient and family centered care. Personal commitment to maintaining continuing competency and professional development. Ability to manage and effectively prioritize a variety of demands concurrently. Active participation and contribution to improving the work environment. Ability to work shift work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in Labor & Delivery and Triage department. Experience in Obstetrical/Postpartum department. STORK connect care. Knowledge of computers and programs such as Connect care and Netcare. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel.