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Job Number:  42544
Unit Clerk
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 March 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 30 March 2018
(87 days ago)
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Unit Clerk
Permanent Part-Time (0.4 FTE)


Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.

The Programs & Services Clerk performs a variety of clerical/administrative functions including typing, filing, answering telephones, faxing orders, etc. and assists the nursing team with basic patient care needs as required. As well, provides clerical support to Bereavement, Intake and Telehealth. In collaboration with the Nursing Coordinator and nursing team, maintains the clinical team’s shift schedule. Please note that this position will be based out of the Vancouver location, with opportunities for additional hours at the Abbotsford location.




High school diploma, supplemented with a minimum of one year related office experience. A medical terminology course and/or medical office experience is preferred. Experience in a similar environment (e.g. health care, non-profit) is an asset.



  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, diverse and emotionally sensitive environment.
  • Calm, pleasant demeanor, particularly in the face of distractions and stressful situations.
  • Strong knowledge of office practices and procedures and business correspondence.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle fluctuating priorities and timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to multiple enquiries and requests for information in a timely manner.
  • Ability to build and sustain effective working relationships and interact with individuals at all levels, including staff, volunteers, children and families, donors and stakeholders in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as a collaborative member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Well versed in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), good data entry and typing skills.
  • High level of accuracy, coupled with a keen eye for detail.
  • Clear and valid BC driver’s licence is required.  
  • Access to a vehicle is an asset.


Note: Flexibility is necessary as this position requires day, night, and weekend rotating shift work, and occasional travel within and outside the Lower Mainland.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to by Friday, March 30, 2018. Please specify which role you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
Contact Details:
Anne Schretlen
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
1690 Matthews Ave
Vancouver, BC, V6J 2T2

Tel: 6047303302
www:   www.canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/

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