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Req ID:173108
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location:CentralZone,Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre - QEII
Department:OPCZ ABI
Type of Employment:PermanentHourly FT(100%FTE) x1position(s)
Status: NSGEU Admin ProfessionalsPosition
Posting Closing Date:8-Feb-24

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 a 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 www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Acquired Brain Injury Clerk is a member of the inter-disciplinary team and is responsible for greeting and registration of patients; communicating with team members, patients (some of whom may be aphasic) and families in-person and on the phone; admitting and discharging patients; inputting patient diets; for the scheduling, booking and communicating of appointments; for the procurement of patient health records; for coordination and booking of diagnostic tests and communicating these to patients; for assisting in the general organization, patient flow and efficiency of the inpatient unit; and for maintaining accurate statistics and records as required.

The position may be required to provide assistance and coverage throughout the Rehabilitation & Supportive Care Services Portfolio.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Grade XII plus one year related experience or one year related program
  • Medical Terminology course preferred
  • Experience using PHS and STAR, preferably in an inpatient care setting; Advanced PHS training preferred
  • Computer experience (Windows, MS Office) and typing/keyboarding are required Minimum of 40 wpm with accuracy
  • Customer service courses an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Co-ordination, organization and decision-making abilities must be present
  • Ability to function independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to work in a high volume and high pressure setting
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


  • Permanent, Full-Time position; 70 hours bi-weekly

Compensation and Incentives

$22.89 - $24.89 Hourly

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

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.

Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.

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. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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Deadline: 13-03-2024

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