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Medical Clerk Interpreter – Emergency Department

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, Emergency Department, the Medical Clerk Interpreter will provide Inuktitut and English translation (both written and oral)  between patients, medical and nursing staff, laboratory and radiology technicians, pharmacy staff, physiotherapists, other staff of the hospital, relatives and other visitors.  The incumbent will assist medical and nursing staff in the care of patients directly or indirectly.

It is the Clerk Interpreter’s responsibility to maintain equipment and supplies. Additionally, you will provide general assistance in clinical and patient areas and perform clerical and administrative duties as required.

The ideal candidate must have a High School Diploma (or Equivalent), must have the ability to understand and give simple to complex instructions and the ability to copy notes from charts.  You must possess a positive working attitude and be able to work effectively as a team member.

You must be fully bilingual in English and Inuktitut and knowledge of syllabics are required along with Medical terminology courses (Module 1-5) is required. Some typing skills are necessary.  Office experience is an asset.  Certification (example, First Aide course, Basic CPR) is desirable.

A Criminal Record Check and Certified Vulnerable Sector Check are required for this position.

An eligibility list will be created for this competition.

Equivalencies that consist of a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education and experience requirements may be considered.

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Has closing date