IWK Health Centre

Health Information Clerk - Admitting & Registration (BB-CF120)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA


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.


The Health Information Clerk reports to the Manager-Registration Services and is responsible for the operational activities related to the registry processes and the internal components of communication such as switchboard and paging. The position may require the candidates to be available for shift work including nights, weekends and holidays, as well as being readily available on short notice as required by workload.


  • Grade XII plus the successful completion of an approved Medical Office Assistant or Secretarial Course that includes typing, filing, computer skills and office management
  • Successful completion of Medical Terminology course or equivalent experience
  • Data entry skills and related computer knowledge
  • Knowledge of patient information system preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative
  • Ability to work independently; to prioritize activities and work in a team environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships with all levels of staff and clients, including those internal and external to the organization
  • 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

    Casual relief positions

    Ability to work shifts including weekend and holidays required

    Salary Information

    $20.0923 - $21.9130 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 - NSGEU 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.

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