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ADMITTING RECEPTIONIST (CASUAL)
Location:Smithers
Facility:BV DIST. HOSP. COMPLEX
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Competition #:05395945
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:BV DIST. HOSP. COMPLEX
Reports To:MANAGER, HIMS
Hourly Wage:$22.05
Close Date:OCTOBER 17, 2018*
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Position Summary

This position operates the switchboard and paging systems accepting and directing calls from a variety of clients and responds to and monitors hospital alarms and emergency codes. Receives and directs patients and visitors to the location of various departments and services. Registers patients according to established policies, standards and procedures and performs a variety of clerical duties related to receiving patients.
 
Qualifications

- Grade 12, plus one year recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to type 45 wpm.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- 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 organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.

SMITHERS COMMUNITY
Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town’s Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. Smithers offers golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness trails, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, horseback riding, river rafting, snowmobiling, and waterskiing. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,414. There are three elementary schools, one secondary school and one alternate format school for grades 9 -12.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT