(DF-862) | Equipment Operator - Registration / Switchboard

(DF-862) | Equipment Operator - Registration / Switchboard

30 Mar
Nova Scotia Health Authority.

30 Mar

Nova Scotia Health Authority.


Req ID: 108428

Location: Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre

Company: NSHA

Department: IMIT HIS Switchboard CEH

Type of Employment: Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Union Status: CUPE

Posting Closing Date: 7-Apr-21

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.


This position aids in overall patient care by performing clerical functions including but not limited to registration, communications (switchboard) and other health information related duties such as dispositions and generating reports as required. Cross training with Registration and Admitting is required.


- 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

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

Hours of Work

Long assignment full time position; 70 hours biweekly

Beginning March 28, 2021 with an expected end date of March 26, 2022

Dates are approximate and subject to change

This position consists of rotating shifts and will require shift work on days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

Salary Information

$20.0857 - $21.9045 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.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

- Criminal Record Check

- Proof of education & training certifications

- Proof of any additional required qualification

- Valid registration with the relevant licensing body

- Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation

- Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. 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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