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Southbridge Care Homes Receptionist/Nursing Unit Clerk - Southbridge Owen Sound in Owen Sound, Ontario

Home: Southbridge Owen Sound

Location: Owen Sound, Ontario.

Position: Receptionist/Nursing Unit Clerk - Full Time, Permanent (Afternoons and Rotating Weekends)

Tired of living to work? Work to LIVE in beautiful Owen Sound at our newly built, Southbridge Owen Sound long term care home! Offering competitive wages, Southbridge Owen Sound is proud of our new state-of-the-art home (anticipated to open in 2022) and welcome you to join our team!

The successful applicant will support the day to day operations of the main reception centre including greeting all persons entering the home, switchboard operations as well as marketing, administrative task completion and clerical duties in our long term care home. The successful candidate will support duties of the Nursing Unit Clerks on an as needed basis.

QUALIFICATIONS• Formal training from a Health/Medical Office Assistant program is required. • Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, time management skills and be well organized.• Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and Outlook is a must.• Must have well developed written and verbal communication skills. • Able to maintain a positive attitude while under pressure.• Must be flexible, self-directed and able to function in a fast paced environment. • Previous reception experience required; long term care experience is an asset.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Provide reception service to all residents, staff and visitors to the home; answering multi-line switchboard, monitoring entrance door access.

  • Supports all administrative duties including copying, typing (40+ words per minutes), arranges courier service, updating lists, mail outs/postage, room bookings, stationary and other tasks per reception duty outline.

  • Markets the home including greeting, providing tours and information.

  • Records maintenance and filing; personnel files, resident records, minutes, forms, other filing as assigned.

  • Participates in month end task completion and reporting.

  • Provides support to the unit clerks with medical administrative tasks as required/vacation coverage; charts for new admissions, health card verification/renewal, nursing supplies/ordering and inventory, physician orders, staffing replacement, medical records maintenance; knowledge of Point Click Care is an asset.

  • Understands and maintain staffing schedule within the Nursing Department

  • Manage time off requests, ROE, receiving and replacing call ins

  • Payroll for nursing department and support to accounting personnel

  • Ability to work within the interpret collective agreements

  • Provides support and reports to the Office Manager

  • Supports all general administration tasks; additional duties as assigned.

    We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.

    In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

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