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Clerical Assistant II - Toronto, Ontario

JOB POSTING: #845053

Position: Clerical Assistant II
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Pharmacy
Reports to: Manager
Salary:  $35,431 - $44,284 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Status: Permanent Full-Time

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Clerical Assistant II in our Pharmacy Department.

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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.


The CLERICAL ASSISTANT II (INTERMEDIATE CLERK) in the pharmacy department works within the pharmacy clinical trials team providing clerical support in a high-paced environment.  Responsibilities include: performing clerical, statistical and financial processing activities; proofreading, typing/word processing and inputting data/information; providing support with the maintenance of electronic and paper information filing/retrieval methods, systems and/or formats; performing additional clerical functions, cross-functional support functions and other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.


  • Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent required.
  • Six (6) months recent related experience required.
  • Previous on-the-job computer/word processing, database software experience required; experience in a Microsoft Office software environment preferred.
  • Experience working in a health care environment an asset.
  • Good organizational and time management skills required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Good telephone, interpersonal and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to produce work in accordance with Hospital standards required.
  • Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations required.
  • Ability to perform routine work independently required.
  • General knowledge of processes, procedures and standards required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology an asset.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.


POSTED DATE: June 27, 2019     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.

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