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Admitting & Discharge/Medical Records Clerk

Watson Lake Admitting & Discharge
Watson Lake Community Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Thursday, February 29, 2024

PSAC Bargaining Unit/Level 03
Pay Rate: 
$27.33 to $34.58
Employment Status: 
Casual on call position
Monthly/weekly hours: 
No guarantee of hours
Start Date: 
Monday, February 1, 2021


Reporting to the Director, Patient Experience, the Admitting and Discharge Medical Records Clerk processes hospital admissions, discharges, and out patients, performs hospital reception, switchboard duties and is responsible for alarms; performs various financial, clerical, and  other related duties.


Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures including filing, scheduling, correspondence and reports;

  • Effective computer skills i.e. typing/keyboarding skills;

  • Knowledge of the functions of a general hospital;

  • Knowledge of switchboard operation;

  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures;

  • Excellent organizational skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including good customer service skills and the ability to interview patients and obtain necessary information;

  • Strong oral and written communication skills;

  • Ability to work effectively under stress and multi-task;

  • Cross Cultural awareness and sensitivity;

  • Ability to work without supervision.



The successful candidate will have a Grade 12 diploma and experience providing customer services in an office setting; experience operating a switchboard and paging system; Non-Violent Crisis Intervention; Valid Yukon Driver’s License. Knowledge of hospital organization and medical terminology would be considered desirable for this position

Quoting competition # 2021-012, please e-mail your resume to:


Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203. 


Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status (Permanent Resident), Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen. 


Posting Date: January 14, 2021/Open Until Filled

Last Updated:Thu, 02/18/2021 - 20:22