Job Posting – Medical Supplies & Equipment Assessor

Job Posting – Medical Supplies & Equipment Assessor
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Position:                                            Medical Supplies & Equipment Claims Assessor

Department:                                   Nisga’a Health Benefits

Reports to:                                       Director of Nisga’a Health Benefits   

Location:                                           James Samuel Gosnell Memorial Health Center, 4920 Tait Avenue, New Aiyansh BC

Job description#:                           Full time, permanent HEU unionized position

Wage:                                                 $26.86/hour



Job Summary

Provide clerical tasks for the successful administration of medical supplies and equipment claims; as a requirement of the Nisga’a Health Services Delivery Agreement with the Nisga’a Nation, and in compliance with the HEU Collective Agreement.


Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Assess and process claims
  2. Assess and process exception pharmaceutical requests and Ambulance Billings.
  3. Maintain accurate client records / files and updates Database
  4. Provides explanation for all related NHB Policy/Process to patients as required.
  5. Carries out basic reception duties as required
  6. Ensures best financial practices are employed throughout all associated processes
  7. Ensures all processes are cost effective and meeting the needs of the Nisga’a Nation
  8. Prioritizes medical supplies and equipment requests, while ensuring all claims are processed according to policy timeframes
  9. Develops respectful and empathetic relationships with clients while providing exceptional customer service
  10. Provides month-end reports and annual reports to the Director.
  11. Resolution of conflict using appropriate skills and abilities
  12. Responsible for organizing work and meeting deadlines.
  13. Provide other related duties as required.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 completion or equivalent
  • Minimum one year relevant work experience in a related field
  • a proficiency in data entry tasks
  • Effective Communication skills: communicates in a clear and practical manner both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient Computer Skills (Microsoft Office software) relevant to the position and ability to operate office equipment
  • Ability to work independently and to work respectfully and cooperatively with other people and agencies
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Knowledge of the Nisga’a Language and Culture would be an asset.
  • Current criminal record check.

Applicants are invited to submit a resume with cover letter describing their qualifications and related experience by email, or in-person. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


All applications can be directed to:

Nisga’a Valley Health Authority

Attention: Human Resources Department