Nursing Unit Assistant & Switchboard Operator - Sph

  • Saanichton
  • Island Health

Job Description : In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Nurse manager, performs a variety of clerical functions related to patient documentation, including computerized admission, in accordance with established guidelines, policies and procedures. Responsible for receiving and forwarding all non auto-attendant telephone calls in the absence of the switchboard/receptionist.

QUALIFICATIONS : Education, Training And Experience : Grade 12, medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk program 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 with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to keyboard at 50 wpm
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

Job Requirements :