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Other Opportunities: Ward Clerk - Dialysis (Temporary,Part-Time)

Reference #00508
PostedTuesday, August 16th, 2022 at 3:20pm
ScopePublic Applications Accepted
PositionWard Clerk - Dialysis (Temporary, Part-Time)
Application DeadlineMonday, August 29th, 2022 at 12:00am


Ward Clerk





Reports to

Patient Care Manager, Chemo, Dialysis, and Maternal Child Care

Direct reports


Work Pattern


Posted Date

August 16, 2022

Closing Date

August 29, 2022



At Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH), our core values of Integrity, Quality, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork are at the centre of who we are and what we do. We remain committed to sustaining an experienced workforce that reflects Northumberland Hills Hospital’s dedication to recognising everyone’s contributions and respecting everyone’s dignity, unique experience, and potential.


Northumberland Hills Hospital remains respectful of all protected rights, in line with the grounds laid out by the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and interests from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous People of North America, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

We strive to make our entire hiring process as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants if needed. For any hiring related accommodation needs and/or requests please email us via


Located approximately 100 kilometres east of Toronto, NHH is a vibrant community hospital delivering a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services. Directly serving a growing population of more than 60,000 residents spread across a mix of urban and rural settings, NHH directly employs approximately 750 people and relies on the additional support provided by a highly engaged and supportive network of physicians, midwives and volunteers.


Reporting to the program manager/director, as a member of the multidisciplinary team, the ward clerk is responsible for the effective functioning of the nursing station, performing clerical and receptionist duties, and requesting supplies, equipment and services from other departments in an efficient, organized, and confidential manner. 


  • College diploma in Medical Secretary program required
  • Previous ward clerk experience in Dialysis within the last 2 years
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (tested)
  • Excellent word processing, database and general computer skills
  • Must be capable of dealing with patients, visitors, and staff in a calm and efficient manner, sometimes in stressful situations
  • Follows safe and healthy work practices and maintains a safe and healthy work environment through attendance at educational programs, use of established mechanisms for injuries and hazards and adherence to health and safety related policies and procedures
  •  Ability to focus on complex instructions and tasks, together with the ability to effectively organize tasks and utilize time available in an active, rapidly
      changing environment
  • Ability to lift boxes and supplies
  • Ability to push and pull adult patients on stretchers or in wheelchairs for portering
  • Able to function as a team member and maintain good interpersonal relations while performing duties
  • Able to work independently and with frequent interruptions
  • Must be available to work on shifts, weekends and call-ins
  • Must be available to work 2-3 shifts per week and 2 out of 4 weekends.  Hours are not guaranteed.


Successful applicants are required provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check, that was complete less than one year from the date of hire. This requirement must be met within the first sixty (60) days of employment.

Additionally to the above, successful applicants are also required to complete the Health Care Worker Health review process which includes providing an up-to-date immunization record to ensure compliance with the Ontario Hospital Association Communicable Diseases Surveillance Protocols within the first thirty (30) days of employment. Northumberland Hills Hospital operates a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all staff.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Northumberland Hills Hospital may choose to conduct parts/all the hiring process virtually. The successful incumbent should expect the role to be in person however a hybrid working arrangement may also be considered subject to operational needs. Furthermore, we are a scent-free environment.  When attending the hospital kindly refrain from wearing strongly scented fragrances. While we thank all those that express interest in this exciting position; kindly note that due to high volumes of interests, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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