Laboratory Clerk – Laboratory Services

Location: Evanston Richmond Co., NS, CA, B0E 1J0

Salary: $20.0857 - $21.9045 hourly


Req ID: 122030
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Eastern
  Zone, Strait Richmond Hospital  
Department: PLM Laboratory Services SRH

Type of Employment: Casual  Casual Relief  (3%  FTE) x 2  position(s)
Status: CUPE Clerical
Posting Closing Date: 19-Jan-22


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Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today. Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here. Responsibilities Reporting to the Laboratory Services Manager, this position is responsible for registering laboratory patients in an effective and courteous manner, considering always the well being of the client and coworkers in accordance with NSHA’s Key Strategic Priority Quality and Patient Safety. Incumbent must be self-motivated with the organizational skills necessary to perform the tasks associated with the lab registration and reception areas. The incumbent must be able to work independently with the ability to prioritize daily tasks. Rotating shifts and weekend/evening coverage and cross training within other areas of Laboratory Services may be required. Key components of the position are communication, customer service, data accuracy, punctuality, attention to detail, compliance to standard operating procedures as well as OH&S regulations, etc.


Qualifications Graduate of a Recognized Business/Medical Program and/or equivalent combination of education and experience Medical Terminology Course Demonstrated experience in the computerized registration process (Meditech Admissions module) required Responsible for registering clients for the outpatient laboratory services Responsible for obtaining and accurately updating client information at time of registration, including demographic and provider information; Responsible for communicating instructions to clients regarding specimen collection and preparations; Responsible for completing daily registration checks, to ensure data integrity is continuously maintained within the Meditech system in accordance with provincial standards; Responsible for performing day to day activities within outpatient laboratory, as required; Responsible for performing other related duties, as assigned. Accountable to work in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and NSHA Policies and Procedures and to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect the employee's own health and safety and that of other persons at or near the workplace. Supports and delivers patient-centred care within the health authority in accordance to quality and patient safety standards Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Hours of Work Casual Relief Positions Salary Information Laboratory Clerk $20.0857 - $21.9045 hourly Once You've Applied Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Some opportunities may be eligible for our Employee Referral Program. If a Nova Scotia Health employee refers a candidate who is not working for the organization and the candidate is hired, the employee who made the referral may be eligible to earn up to $1000. For more details and instructions, please visit please visit Recruitment - Incentives ​This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position. ​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ and Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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