The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH was recently awarded a Gold Level Quality Healthcare Workplace Award and recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. In 2016, CAMH was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. In 2017, CAMH was considered one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the seventh year in a row.
Our supportive learning environment offers on-site training, workshops and professional development courses. Located in downtown Toronto, we are easily accessible by transit. We offer a balance of work and lifestyle including onsite day care facility, discounts on membership at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre, on-site pool (at the Queen Street location) and gymnasiums.
Opportunities are available for most health care professionals.
Job Number: 815517
Category: Complex Care & Recovery
Positions Available: 1
Years Experience Required: 3-6 months
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted Date: Dec 6, 2017
Acute Care Unit B (Unit 2-4), Non-Forensic Division
Complex Care & Recovery Program
The Complex Care & Recovery Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is currently seeking a full time, temporary (12 months) Clerk 2, for Acute Care Unit B (Unit 2-4). Reporting to the Unit Manager and working in conjunction with the inter-professional team, your responsibilities will encompass both reception and administrative/clerical support to ensure the smooth operation of the unit. You will be required to facilitate and ensure the smooth operations of the service by coordinating staffing (ANSOS), organizing, monitoring and ordering supplies, collecting data, entering client data, arranging for meetings, writing memos and minutes, making appointments and performing other clerical activities as required. You will also complete various office administrative functions including faxing, photocopying, scheduling meetings, filing and document preparation. The position requires contact, both in person and over the telephone, with clients), service stakeholders (CAMH departments and community services) and the public. As an often ‘first point’ of contact to the unit, the role must value and offer good customer service, maintain good knowledge of operations, be resourceful, and have a good understanding of privacy legislation and client confidentiality. You will sustain positive working relationships on the unit, and with our internal and external partners. You will support the service activities such as program development and delivery, the program’s evaluation and research activities and you will support measures designed to ensure the safety of clients, staff, and visitors. You will value and engage in self-reflection and continuous improvement. The successful candidate will support a workplace that embraces diversity, and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. The position is located at the Queen Street site.
The successful candidate will have a grade 12 education and/or speciality courses combined with a minimum of three to six months of relevant experience. You possess excellent computer skills with a proficiency in word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel and Access), database and statistical programs. Proficient correspondence skills are also required. Familiarity with the University of Toronto and academic environments would be an asset. Respect for confidential information and knowledge of privacy legislation is required. You must have excellent organizational and communication skills and have demonstrated the ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic environment. The ability to work with individuals of diverse ethno racial and cultural backgrounds is required. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
Please Note: This full-time, temporary (12 months) position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.
Salary Range: $20.19 to $24.89 per hour
CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.