Admitting Clerk II - Health Information Services

Req ID: 145969
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 10 position(s)

Status: CUPE Admin Professionals Position
Posting Closing Date: 27-Mar-23

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.



About the Opportunity

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.  

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:


  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus completion of a recognized office procedure/secretarial program, or 1 year previous clerical/administration experience is required
  • Demonstrated skills and experience with Windows and Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook required
  • Graduate of an approved Medical Terminology program is required
  • Maintains high degree of confidentiality at all times is required
  • Related hospital exposure is 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
  • An equivalent combination of education and training may be considered for this position
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • No Travel required 


Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Casual relief positions 
  • Days, evenings, Holidays and Weekends included

Compensation and Incentives

$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. 


​This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit 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. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.


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