Northern Health

British Columbia

Primary Care Clerk Prenatal Clinic (Casual)

$17.17 - $18.95
Fort St. John, British Columbia
Entry Level

Position Summary

As a member of the multi-disciplinary Primary Care team, supports various primary care services by performing such duties as maintaining inventories of medical supplies, cleaning medical equipment and performing a variety of administrative support functions such as reception, booking appointments, data entry, reporting, collecting information for statistical purposes, typing medical notes and processing physician orders, and answering general inquiries.


  • Grade 12.
  • Medical terminology and graduation from a recognized Medical Office Assistant program OR Unit Clerk Certificate plus;
  • One year's recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Proficient knowledge of appropriate software.
  • Current WHIMIS certificate.


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with patients, team members and other internal and external service providers, maintaining tact, courtesy and cultural competency.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to keyboard 50 w.p.m.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize own work and to multi-task.
  • Ability to operate related equipment, including required computer software.
  • Familiarity with medical forms and procedures
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and highly sensitive environment.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment.


Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.

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