Job title: Clerk B – Otolaryngology/Oral Maxillofacial

Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority

Job description: ​Req ID: 168425

Company: Nova Scotia Health

Location: Central Zone, Centennial Building – QEII

Department: PERI Otolaryngology/Oral Maxfacial

Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Status: NSGEU Admin Professionals Position

Posting Closing Date: 23-Nov-23

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

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Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Unit Clerk contributes to the effective operation of the nursing unit by acting as the central communication person (for the unit). The Unit Clerk performs reception, clerical and administrative duties following hospital policies and procedures while maintaining a high standard of maturity and discretion in handling confidential matters.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • Grade XII plus one year related clerical experience or recognized one year secretarial/business program
  • Previous unit clerk experience preferred
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of medical terminology an asset
  • Experience using STAR, PHS, SHARE, HPF and Millenium preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to remain calm during an emergency and deal with numerous interruptions and continuous change an asset
  • Knowledge of computers and typing required
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates problem solving and decision making skills
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.


Permanent, Full Time; 70 hours bi-weekly

Compensation and Incentives

$20.09 – $21.91 Hourly

Once You’ve Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

​This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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Location: Halifax, NS

Job date: Fri, 10 Nov 2023 01:50:38 GMT