Health Information Processing Clerk - #104746


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Vernon, BC
Contract type: Full time
Position Summary

We are seeking a Relief Full Time Health Information Processing Clerk at Vernon Jubilee Hospital in Vernon, BC.

Days of work: Monday to Friday, Days

Shift times: 08:00 to 16:00

This is a relief position until the return of incumbent.

What we offer:

• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employer paid vacation-Medical Services Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended health & dental coverage
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Work-life balance

What will you work on?

This position performs clerical duties relating to preparation, maintenance and storage of patient information in paper and electronic form, secretarial duties for Managers and Physicians and quantitative analysis, such as:

• Conduct quantitative analysis to ensure accuracy of patient records;
• Monitors and maintains an electronic tracking system for deficient patient charts;
• Types a variety of technical and non-technical material for Managers and Physicians - memos, correspondence, medical reports, minutes or notes at departmental or committee meetings;
• Retrieves, organizes and files patient records, reports, and other documents;
• Answers inquiries regarding patient information in accordance with legislative statutes, IHA and established policies, procedures and guidelines for Release of Information;
• Data entry functions for a variety of clinical registries and/or databases;
• Assists physicians in completing patient documentation by performing quantitative analysis;
• Reception duties - answers telephone, transfers calls, takes messages or answers routine enquiries. Receives visitors, provides information and directs to appropriate areas. Sorts and distributes mail (paper and electronic).

What should your application include?

• A current 5 Minute Typing Test 55 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• Proof of completion of a Medical Terminology Course;
• Your Resume indicating two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week).

Where are we located?

The thriving City of Vernon is situated in the northern region of BC’s Okanagan Valley Basin between the beautiful Swan, Kalamalka and Okanagan lakes. It boasts a unique history, diversified economy, attractive climate and beautiful natural setting offering residents a highly desirable balance of small-town charm combined with the amenities of an urban centre. As the largest regional centre in the North Okanagan area, it also serves as a major vacation destination. The area’s recreational opportunities are enjoyed by visitors and residents alike and include skiing, golfing, hiking, cycling and more. Vernon is also home to a large and diverse arts community.
Greater Vernon enjoys a wide array of public recreational facilities including an aquatic centre, 7 parks with playing fields and 19 walking trails. Golfers can take advantage of a season that traditionally runs from March until November and eight major courses within the North Okanagan area.

The Vernon area is a haven for the outdoor enthusiast with ready access to mountains, lakes, rivers and provincial parks. Summer activities include hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, water skiing and fishing. Winter pursuits include alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dogsledding and ice fishing. Located 22 km to the northeast of Vernon is Silver Star Mountain Resort, a world-class ski destination with 108 runs.

Apply today!


• Grade 12,
• Medical Terminology course, Plus
• Two year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a 5 Minute Typing Test 55 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to *************** to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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