Unit Clerk - Psychiatric Short Stay - Mental Health & Addictions | (GE-20)

Unit Clerk - Psychiatric Short Stay - Mental Health & Addictions | (GE-20)

20 Jun
Nova Scotia Health Authority

20 Jun

Nova Scotia Health Authority


Req ID: 60944

Location: Central Zone, Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building - QEII

Company: NSHA

Department: 3002151 MHA CZ Psych Short Stay

Type of Employment:  Hourly PT short-assignment  (80% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit - NSGEU 

Posting Closing Date: 26-Jun-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Clerk contributes to the effective operation of the  Psychiatric Short Stay unit. Following hospital policy and procedures, the Clerk is responsible for maintaining the patient charts, filing of lab reports, coordination of patient appointments, patient registration, compiling monthly statistics , scheduling of staff and submission of payroll.


• Grade XII plus one year related experience or graduate of recognized one year related business/clerical program

• Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office programs preferred

• Demonstrated knowledge of STAR, PHS and Time Capture preferred

• Ability to maintain a calm demeanor during stressful situations

• Medical Terminology preferred

• Mental Health experience preferred

• Effective communication and interpersonal skills

• Organization and multi-tasking skills

• Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

• Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on equivalent education and/or experience must demonstrate such equivalency in their applications.  Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

*** Skills testing may be performed. Only applicants achieving a passing mark will advance to the interview process***

Hours of Work

Short Assignment, Part Time (80%)

Starting as soon as possible with an end date of September 23, 2020

*Dates are subject to change*

Salary Information

$19.9923 - $21.8039 Hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - NSGEU 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.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) 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 Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent 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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