Administrative Coordinator

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Job Number:
J0624-0305
Job Title:
Administrative Coordinator
Job Category:
Administrative Staff (Receptionist, Concierge, Driver, Chauffeurs, etc.)
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Number of Positions:
1


Job Description

 

SHANNEX

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional, and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™. 
Through a new, innovative partnership with Nova Scotia Health (NSH), we are opening the first transitional care center in our province, in West Bedford. Shannex is the operating partner for the transitional care centre on behalf of Nova Scotia Health. you will have an opportunity to work in a facility with a purpose and design dedicated to providing care to NSH patients in central zone, who no longer require hospital care, but need services before they can safely return home/community.


We are searching for a Full Time Administrative Coordinator to join our Transitional Care Centre team based in Bedford, Nova Scotia. 


The transitional care model supports patients/families who require additional time, services, and support to transition back to home/community, by providing an alternate space with intentional programming, building design, and resource allocation to increase the probability of returning to their previous living situation.
The Administrative Coordinator is integral in managing the clerical duties required to support the admission, inpatient stay, and discharge processes required to support patient’s transition home.
Meaningful Benefits 


You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our patients.

Additional benefits include:
•    Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan (eligible immediately upon hire for part-time & full-time staff) including an Employee and Family Assistance Program 
•    RRSP Program (5% employer match) or pension plan 
•    Vacation accrual begins immediately and travel insurance
•    Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through Consult Plus 
•    Free onsite parking
•    Access to thousands of perks vendors and discounts through our WorkPerks program, including excellent discounts for apparel, restaurants, technology, fitness, travel, and tickets to some of your favorite sports and entertainment events
•    Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
•    Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives 
•    Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety


About the Opportunity
•    Manages clerical aspects of the admission, discharge, and transfer processes.
•    Receives and routes telephone calls, greets and directs visitors as appropriate; provides routine information and responds to inquiries from clients, visitors, and staff; refers to appropriate person as necessary. 
•    Maintains and distributes all nursing forms. 
•    Prepares photocopies and facsimiles and operates a variety of office equipment; maintains and distributes office supplies. 
•    Establishes, maintains, processes, and updates files, records, and other documents, including master lists, client admissions/ transfers / discharges; maintains client discharge files. 
•    Monitors fire alarm panel, security alarm panel and front door and follows safety and security duties as per facility policy. 
•    May book medical appointments and arranges transportation.
•    Ensures client safety by following and applying all standard operational procedures, safe work practices and training provided.
•    Prepares requisitions for diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients and coordinates appointments with other departments.    
•    Accepts and schedules appointments, makes appropriate entries, completes required hospital forms, and notifies appropriate staff; 
•    Routes records/requisitions to departments as required to diagnostic and treatment procedures or consultation. 
•    Uploads all reports on chart. 


About You
•    High School Diploma or equivalent
•    A graduate of an approved 2 year Office Administration / Professional Secretarial diploma or university degree (i.e., Bachelor of Secretarial Science)
•    Medical Terminology 
•    Previous experience working in a health field is considered an asset 
•    Ability to type 80 words per minute;
•    Knowledge of general office procedures and equipment; 
•    Ability to operate personal computers including various software packages including Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Publisher and various database software applications;
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information; 
•    Asset: 5 years of related experience?and possess essential secretarial skills, a strong sense of responsibility and confidentiality 


About Us
It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by patients and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, Care at Home team members and Transitional Care who create an exceptional patient experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.


If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!
Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.
All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.