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With an interdisciplinary workforce of over 40 individuals working across two sites and in the community, employees at the Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre contribute a broad range of skills, expertise, compassion and talent and are dedicated participants in patient care. If our vision, mission and values speak to you, consider joining our inter-professional team.

The Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer that provides a safe and healthy environment that inspires teamwork, respect for the individual, collaboration and professional development.

Current Employment Opportunities

Medical Office Assistant – Casual up to fulltime

Position Summary

The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) provides reception, clerical and clinical assistance to patients/clients, staff and to the general public. The MOAs are subject to the Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre’s confidentiality policy.

Accountability

This position reports to the Director of Primary Care Support Services.

Qualifications

  1. Post secondary medical office administration or assistant training or combination of training and experience.
  2. Previous medical office experience and asset.
  3. Excellent oral and written communication and computer skills.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

  1. Reception: Preparing for, receiving and processing patients/clients and the public.
  2. Screening patients for Covid-19.
  3. Clerical Duties: Chart and patient demographic management, encountering, third-party and uninsured billing, answering telephone inquiries, preparing referral letters; receiving, processing and distributing lab results, consult notes and letters.
  4. Triage of telephone and walk-in patients.
  5. Infection control.
  6. Procedures as requested by practitioners such as: venipuncture, drawing-up injections, patient preparation and blood pressures, carrying out procedures such as ECG, spirometry, and holter monitor.
  7. Telephoning and charting renewals of routine medications to pharmacies.
  8. Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Primary Care.

Interested applicants can forward a resume and covering letter in confidence to HR@gbchc.com identifying MOA Application in the subject line by June 30, 2022.

Registered Practical Nurse – Casual up to fulltime

Position Summary

The Grand Bend Area Health Centre is seeking a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) who is committed to primary health care and collaborative interprofessional teamwork and is interested in working to their full scope of practice. The RPN works in partnerships with other members of the clinical team to plan, coordinate and deliver high-quality primary health care services to patients/clients with complex health needs. The successful candidate must have an above average work ethic; excel at multi-tasking, triage, and problem solving; and, have the initiative to proactively support other members of the clinical team in client care.

Accountability

This position reports to the Director of Health Support Services.

Qualifications

  1. Valid Ontario RPN licence.
  2. Experience working in a primary health care setting or a combination of hospital and community settings and or/public health.
  3. Experience in venipuncture an asset.
  4. Education: Diploma in Practical Nursing.
  5. Current and valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  6. Member of Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO).
  7. Experience working autonomously within an interprofessional team.
  8. Basic computer skills required with an essential focus on electronic medical records knowledge.
  9. Thorough knowledge and proficiency in current nursing principles and practices and community-based health care.

Responsibilities

Clinical

  • Triage of telephone and walk-in patients.
  • Infection control and maintaining medical equipment.
  • Maintaining medical inventory.
  • Maintaining consult, preparation, treatment, and procedure rooms.
  • Monitoring and maintaining cold chain control of vaccines.
  • Performing and processing of procedures as requested by practitioners, such as, venipuncture, drawing up injections, administering injectables, patient assessment, preparation, and blood pressures, carrying out procedures such as ECG, spirometry, holter monitor, and loopers.
  • Patient instruction and health teaching where applicable.
  • Documenting patient interventions.
  • Participating in chart reviews if needed.
  • At practitioners’ request, informing patients of results and orders.
  • Telephoning, faxing and charting renewals of medications to pharmacies upon verbal or written practitioner approval.
  • Receiving, processing, and distributing lab results, consult notes and letters.
  • Adhere to and follow medical directives as per defined and approved policies.

Clerical

  • Chart and patient demographic management.
  • Charting/documentation.
  • Third party and uninsured billing.
  • Answering telephone inquiries.
  • Preparing referral letters.
  • Receiving, processing, and distributing lab results, consult notes and letters.
  • Reception – preparing for, receiving, and processing patients and the public.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by the Director of Health Support Services.

General Requirements

  • Vulnerable Sector Police Check completed within the last six months.

Qualified applicants are requested to forward their resume and cover letter by May 19, 2022, in confidence to: hr@gbchc.com

Please quote Registered Practical Nurse in subject line of your email.

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