University Health Network Medical Administrative Assistant II in Toronto, Ontario

Medical Administrative Assistant II - Toronto, Ontario


Position: Medical Administrative Assistant II

Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Department: Medical Oncology and Hematology

Reports to: Supervisor, Administrative Services

Scale/Grade: A0:06

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Status: Permanent full-time


The MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II exercises considerable judgment/independence and utilizes knowledge of medical terminology/moderately advanced functions to provide secretarial and clerical services, in support of medical/professional personnel, including: acting in a moderately independent manner to support multidisciplinary conferences (MCCs), booking meetings, distributing and circulating timely emails, ensuring information is available and entered into MCC software prior to meeting, support physician participation at MCCs; utilizing knowledge of medical terminology and moderately advanced functions to provide word processing/typing services to facilitate the production of moderately complex documents/materials; organizing, modifying, and maintaining confidential electronic/paper filing/retrieval methods, systems and/or formats; arranging small to mid-size formal and informal meetings/events; ensuring efficient operation of the program, within scope of authority; performing other related clerical support activities; performing cross-functional duties, as assigned or requested; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.


  • Completion of a medical terminology course

  • Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent

  • Completion of a recognized post-secondary medical office administration program at the diploma level or equivalent

  • Three (3) years related medical administrative support experience

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

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and prioritization skills

  • Excellent word-processing/typing skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Excellent knowledge of medical terminology

  • Excellent knowledge of health care, organizational/office practices, procedures and standards

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and collaborate as an active participant with others in assisting with the delivery of care to patients

  • Ability to maintain and protect patient confidentiality

  • Ability to produce highquality work in accordance with Hospital standards

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Ability to use good judgment is assessing difficult situations

  • Experience working in a health care environment an asset

  • Experience working in a teaching hospital environment an asset


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