WAGE RATE: $24.526 – $26.436

Reporting to the Manager, the Ward Clerk facilitates the flow of patient care efficiently and safely through accurate and timely completion of assigned duties. Patient care is provided with an interdisciplinary focus. The Ward Clerk is required to work with all members of the Health Care Team in a collaborative fashion. The Ward Clerk will demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication with tact, diplomacy, empathy and courtesy to patients, families and staff.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Secondary School Diploma with relevant administrative/secretarial experience or post-secondary business/office administration diploma
  • Demonstrated computer skills including supervisor order entry in Cerner applications
  • Recent ward clerk experience with demonstrated competencies in transcription, processing and follow-up of patient physician orders
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word (to be tested)
  • Typing speed of 30 wpm (to be tested)
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (to be tested)
  • Knowledge of payroll entry in Medipay
  • Problem solving, decision making and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment
  • Availability to work 12 and 8 hour shifts
  • Self-directed worker with minimal supervision
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Adherence to Brightshores ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at Brightshores through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


  • Ward Clerk Certificate Program

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