Health Information Clerk - Admitting & Registration

Req ID: 136444
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western
Zone, Yarmouth Regional Hospital  
Department: IMIT HIS Admitting & Registration YRH

Type of Employment: Casual Casual Relief (3% FTE) x 10 position(s)

Status: NSGEU Admin Professionals Position
Posting Closing Date: 11-Apr-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

The Health Information Clerk reports to the Manager-Health Information Services and is responsible for the operational activities related to processes in record/file management and for the operational activities related to the registry processes and the internal components of communication such as switchboard and paging. The position may require the candidates to be available for shift work including nights, weekends and holidays, as well as being readily available on short notice as required by workload.

About You

•    Grade 12, plus successful completion of a recognized medical office/business administration program, or 1 year equivalent secretarial/clerical experience
•    Successful completion of a Medical Terminology course required
•    Experience or training in Meditech modules applicable to Health Information Services, i.e. Admission (ADM), Medical Records (MRI) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) is an asset
•    Basic computer skills – Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet, Intranet, with the ability to perform accurate data entry, and the ability to acquire new computer skills as necessary
•    Excellent communication (listening, verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, demonstrating a high degree of tact, judgment, courtesy and a high level of confidentiality when dealing with all levels of staff and the public
•    Excellent organizational, follow-through and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and accurately handle multiple priorities
•    Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
•    Ability to work shifts, including weekends and holidays
•    Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health
•    Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred


Hours of Work

  • Casual relief positions
  • Shifts include days, nights and weekends
  • A skills test will be included as part of the selection process

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. 


​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. Our priority groups are Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify.


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