University Health Network Administrative Assistant I, Medical in Toronto, Ontario

Administrative Assistant I, Medical - Toronto, Ontario

JOB POSTING #794239

Position: MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I

Site: TORONTO WESTERN HOSPITAL

Department: ARTHRITIS PROGRAM

Reports to: PHYSICIAN

Scale/Grade: A005

Hours: 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK DAYS, VARIOUS START TIMES, INCLUDING SOME EVENING SHIFTS

Status: TEMPORARY FULL-TIME 16 MONTHS

POSITION:

The Medical Administrative Assistant I utilizes knowledge of medical terminology and exercises judgment or decision-making to provide secretarial and clerical services, in support of professional/medical personnel, including: providing word processing/typing services for assigned personnel; performing reception responsibilities; maintaining written and/or electronic calendar/schedules; administering and monitoring billing procedures and budgeting records; providing support with small and/or informal meetings/events; maintaining and modifying confidential medical electronic/paper filing/retrieval methods, systems, and/or formats; providing functional supervision to lower classified clerical position(s); ensuring the efficient operation of the office; performing other related clerical activities; performing cross-functional responsibilities, as assigned; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent

  • Completion of recognized medical office administration program at the diploma level or equivalent

  • Completion of a medical terminology course

  • One (1) year related medical administrative support experience

  • Previous on-the-job computer/word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience, in a Microsoft Office Environment preferred

  • OHIP billing

  • Very good command of medical terminology

  • Very good interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Good organization and time management skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

  • Experience working in a health care environment preferred

  • Experience working in a teaching hospital environment preferred

  • Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards

POSTED DATE: NOVEMBER 24, 2016 CLOSING DATE: until filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.