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Clerk in Vancouver at Revera

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Long Term Care

Site: Lakeview Care Centre

Site Address: Lakeview Care Centre,3490 Porter St.,Vancouver,BC,V5N 5W4

Employment Type: Casual

Expiration Date: 22/09/2018


The Clerk will provide clerical support to the Nursing Department in the capacity of Resident information systems and relevant staffing functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains the master schedule for the Nursing Department and all associated responsibilities for replacement of staff;
  • Works directly with Charge Nurses and Director of Care/Associate Director of Care to provide adequate nursing staff for the home as predicted by the needs;
  • Under the direction of the Director of Care or the Associate Director of Care, will prepare and post the nursing schedule and will be responsible for the maintenance of the schedule daily (includes telephoning staff), ensuring provision of availability submissions on a monthly basis;
  • Enters daily changes in the electronic version of the schedule and ensures that the Kronos payroll system is in line with the schedule;
  • Maintains contact with external agencies and partners to provide appropriate and adequate staffing levels in the home;
  • Maintains files and documentation in support of the payroll and schedule systems;
  • Maintains copies of all the weekly orders of supplies and maintains appropriate records to be submitted weekly to the Director of Care;
  • Provides administrative / clerical support to the Nursing Department and associated department meetings;
  • Updates information lists and coordinates communication and systems related to nursing, residents and families;
  • Establishes directories and systems for managing data maintained within the shared drive related to staffing, scheduling, job descriptions and associated databases;
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information;
  • Keeps current on best practices through technical journals, in-services, workshops and seminars;
  • Project work and other related duties as assigned by the Director of Care;
  • Attend and participate in monthly nursing staff meetings to address issues of staffing and scheduling;
  • Maintain policy and procedure manuals for the departments;
  • Ensure new HIN applications are submitted for Compliance approval and filing the approved / declined applications;
  • Set up and maintain database and spreadsheets for Nursing and Quality Indicators in collaboration with, but not limited to: Infection Control, Wound Care, Director of Care, Associate Director of Care, and all other departments in relation to nursing data;
  • Organizing and booking of all in-services, meetings, training and education sessions;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Care.



  • Previous demonstrated experience in an Administrative position;
  • Minimum typing speed of 50 wpm;
  • Computer literacy is required, with demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with knowledge of database programming;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Bilingualism: English and Cantonese is an asset;
  • Must have a working knowledge of payroll manual or electronic programs, preferably Empath and Kronos and electronic scheduling;
  • Highly effective interpersonal, problem solving, conflict resolution and critical thinking skills.
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).