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Appointment Scheduler - Toronto, Ontario

JOB POSTING # 846321

Position: Appointment Scheduler (2 positions)
Site: Corporate
Department: Joint Department of Medical Imaging
Reports to: Supervisor 
Shifts: Variable Shifts  

Status: Casual

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Appointment Scheduler in our Medical Imaging Department.

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Medical imaging encompasses techniques such as radiation, magnetic resonance, and sonography to gather images of the body for medical purposes.

As a member of the Medical Imaging department the APPOINTMENT SCHEDULER performs a variety of activities and functions, and exercises some judgment or decision-making in the provision of complex clerical services, including: completing a series of complex imaging scheduling and processing activities of a clerical nature received from multiple medium/sources and using imaging scheduling system(s);  providing scheduling and reception service to all modalities within Medical Imaging; providing processing, documenting and maintenance of scheduled imaging studies and /or tests electronically/manually; performing data entry responsibilities; providing routine and some complicated imaging examination preparation information and imaging appointment information to the client; providing clerical and reception support, corporately; providing some functional supervision to lower-classified clerical positions; performing cross-functional responsibilities, as required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education
• Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent required. 

Experience:
• Two years related experience in a customer service environment required
• One year experience in a health care environment required.
• Six (6) months experience in a Medical Imaging environment preferred.
• Previous on-the-job computer/word-processing, database software experience required.
• Experience in a Microsoft Office software environment preferred.

Additional Skills/Abilities:
• Experience in Medical Imaging environment an asset.
• Excellent ability to work independently and within a team environment required.
• Excellent telephone, interpersonal and customer service skills required.
• Excellent verbal communication skills required.
• Good written communication skills required.
• Good organizational and time management skills required.
• Ability to work effectively under pressure required.
• Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations required.
• Ability to perform routine work independently required.
• Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards required.
• Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
• Standard First Aid/Basic Rescuer Cardi-Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) certification 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:  July 25, 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 will be given first consideration.


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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