Interior Health Jobs Kelowna

Interior Health Authority

Medical Office Assistant

Job Description 

Kelowna Health and Service Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Permanent Full-Time Medical Office Assistant to join their team in Kelowna, B.C. This position supports our busy Mental Health & Substance Use front desk and also included multi- site and multi-program coverage. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00.

What we offer:

  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Employer paid training/education opportunities
  • Employer paid vacation
  • Medical Services Plan
  • Employer paid insurance premiums
  • Extended health & dental coverage
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • Work-life balance
  • Opportunities for career advancement

What Will You Work On?
In this role you will perform a variety of medical office assistant and clerical duties such as:

  • Registering patients – including scheduling and confirming appointments
  • Answering telephones, general correspondence, record keeping, chart notes, reports, medical billings
  • Data entry and word processing, graphic and database applications,
  • Compiling and entering statistical information,
  • Writing correspondence including: recording, transcribing and typing forms
  • Balancing and checking revenue transactions
  • Managing medical/surgical supplies and equipment and other resource material.
  • Escorting patients to examination/treatment rooms and ensuring appropriate instruments, procedure trays or other supplies are set up;
  • Attending sensitive examination procedures and treatments; routine measurements – weight, BMI calculations, eye exams, urinalysis.
  • Cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment and instruments as well as delivery and disposal of supplies, biological, material and equipment

What should your application include?

  • A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 24 months from a recognized institution;
  • A Medical Office Assistant Certificate;
  • A current valid BC Driver’s License;
  • Your Resume;
  • A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position.

If you are an experienced Medical Office Assistant/Clerk and want to be challenged in your role while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, Apply Today!

Education, Training & Experience

  • Grade 12,
  • Graduation from a Medical Office Assistant course from an accredited Community College, plus
  • Two years recent related experience in a health care setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in fast-paced health centre environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and work roles.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of an integrated administrative team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using all communication vehicles.
  • Ability to type a minimum 40 wpm.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer word processing, spreadsheet applications and specialized clinical information systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize and understand Medical Terminology.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to follow detailed instruction.
  • Ability to use a high degree of tact and diplomacy in working with others.

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