Registration/Booking Clerk - Oncology Clinic Clerical

October 25 2019
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Sales, Business development, Sales management
Vancouver, BC

Reporting to the Administrative Manager or designate, the Registration/Booking Clerk performs a variety of clerical and patient related activities including scheduling and booking of patient appointments, processing of referrals; performing reception, admitting and patient registration duties; and maintaining databases, records and other patient information. Provides clerical functions such as faxing, photocopying, and types material-utilizing various computerized word processing and spreadsheet software programs. Answers the phone and responds to routine messages or forwards callers to appropriate personnel. Maintains departmental equipment, supplies and filing systems.

What you’ll do:

  • Utilize a computerized scheduling system schedules and books patient appointments and follow-up appointments which includes booking complex interdisciplinary appointments, adjusting arrangements in accordance with patient and departmental requirements and notifying both patient and clinician, ensuring that appropriate date, time, and location are provided to patient, and placing appointment reminder calls to patients/families.
  • Receive and register patients within a computerized scheduling system upon arrival. Ensures patient demographics and appropriate information is complete and accurate and follows up with appropriate parties as necessary. Advises appropriate professional that the patient has arrived.
  • Perform referral functions including duties such as gathering additional/missing information, performing data entry, and receiving and processing related paperwork. Schedules new referrals based on established criteria and works with physicians, clinic nurses and other allied health professionals to appropriately schedule referrals based on clinical indicators.
  • Perform receptionist and other clerical duties including answering telephones, responding to inquiries and requests for information, obtaining patient files as necessary, greeting patients and families, printing daily and/or monthly schedules, and forwarding problems and complex queries to appropriate personnel.
  • Assemble and maintain client charts by utilizing appropriate forms and layout in accordance with established procedures and filing documentation. Telephones physicians’ offices or hospitals to request client information/documentation to ensure accuracy of records and charts.
  • Maintain a variety of records by performing duties such as data entry, collating information, maintaining log sheets and patient statistics on items such as client/patient attendance, treatment types, client/patient or treatment cancellations, and waitlist information. Follows up with appropriate team members as necessary.
  • Type and distribute a variety of material such as correspondence , reports, notices, agendas, notes/minutes of meetings and spreadsheets by utilizing various computerized word processing and spreadsheet software packages, creating files, and editing material for stylistic consistency and grammar as required.
  • Provide clerical support to the department by performing tasks such as booking meetings, following up on action items, filing, routing paperwork, opening and forwarding mail, faxing, photocopying, preparing mailers and information, circulating documentation, and ordering standard office supplies by completing requisition orders for authorization/signature.
  • Prepare and submit expense claims by ensuring invoices are coded to correct cost centre and authorized for payment. Maintains a bring-forward system for all billings/invoices. Submits check requisitions for reimbursements and expenditures to PHSA finance.
  • Obtain and return patient charts from Health Records by completing requisitions and collecting the charts. Obtains health record unit number for new patients from Health Records.
  • Assist the Clinical Resource Nurse, coordinates the ordering, distribution and tracking of products to patients by methods such as receiving and gathering information, ordering product from the supplier and maintaining client logs and tracking logs for timely distribution of factor products to patients.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Grade 12, plus two (2) years’ recent experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Ability to keyboard 45 w.p.m.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

What’s in it for you?


Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.

Job type Casual
Wage - $22.49 per hour
Oncology Clinic - BC Children's Hospital
Reference number - 89086

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

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