University Health Network Clerical Assistant II (Diet Clerk) in Toronto, Ontario

Clerical Assistant II (Diet Clerk) - Toronto, Ontario

POSTING # 794235

Position: Clerical Assistant II (Diet Clerk)

Site: Toronto General Hospital

Department: Nutrition Services

Reports to: Manager

Scale/Grade: A004

Hours: 8 hours minimum, up to 24 hours/week as required; Shifts: Saturday and Sunday 0600-1000 plus potential for various shifts Monday-Sunday 0600-1300, 0615-1345, 1100-1830, 1215-1945.

Status: Temporary Part Time (up to one year)

The DIET CLERK is responsible for performing clerical functions to support the effective operation of the Nutrition Services department, including: updating diet order information in the patient card files; writing and updating central feeding ticket, in accordance with established protocols; receiving and processing dietary requests from nurses, ward clerks, dietitians and patients on a continuous basis; generating required print jobs from the computerized patient information system; entering patient diet orders menu selections in the Diet Office information system; performing other related computer responsibilities, as assigned; summarizing statistics, as per established schedule; ensuring the efficient operation of the diet office, within scope of authority; performing cross-functional clerical support duties, as assigned or requested; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required; performing all clerical functions within the department in order to cover for vacations and/or sick relief (other areas include Nutrition Distribution Center and Menu Clerk).


  • Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent

  • Up to one (1) year related experience

  • Alpha numeric data entry skill

  • Experience in a Microsoft Office software environment preferred

  • CBORD or equivalent software experience preferred

  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines

  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task

  • Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity

  • Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English fluently

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards

RE- PO STED DATE: March 16, 2017 CLOSING DATE: until filled

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

University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

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 for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.