Admitting Clerk II - Health Information Services

Date: Apr 18, 2022

Location: Pugwash, NS, CA, B0K 1L0

Company: Nova Scotia Health and IWK Health

Req ID: 123225
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Northern
 Zone, North Cumberland Memorial Hospital  
Department: IMIT HIS Admitting & Registration NC

Type of Employment: Casual  Casual Relief  (3%  FTE) x 4  position(s)
Status: CUPE Clerical
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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.

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Reporting to the Manager of Health Information Services, the Admitting Clerk II is responsible for the total communication system for the hospital by providing prompt and courteous responses to all methods of communication.  (This position consists of 8 and 12 hour rotating shifts including weekends and holidays.) Cross training with Registration and Admitting, including scanning is required.  


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Completion of a recognized office procedure/secretarial program, or applicable experience is required.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience with Windows and Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and, Outlook and Explorer, as well as Mainframe computer experience is required.
  • Graduate of an approved Medical Terminology program is required.
  • Related hospital exposure in an applicable setting required.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks required.
  • Demonstrated skill in working collaboratively and effectively with others.
  • Ability and willingness to meet challenges and adapt to changing situations essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for this position.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred.


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.

Hours of Work

Casual relief positions 

Salary Information

$20.09 - $21.91 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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