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Medical Administrative Assistant II - Toronto, Ontario

JOB POSTING #855231

Position: Medical Administrative Assistant II
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Reports to: Manager
Scale/Grade:  A0:06
Salary Range: $22.59- $28.24 per hour  
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
Status: Temporary full-time  12 - 18 months

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Administrative Assistant II in our Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

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 at UHN. 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.

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups and 26 specialty clinics, and almost 3,000 staff who see over 400,000 patient visits every year. Its 800,000 square feet house 130 inpatient beds, 373,000 square feet of research space and 17 radiation treatment machines, making it one of the largest comprehensive cancer treatment facilities in the world and the largest radiation treatment centre in Canada. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

POSITION:

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 maintain written and/or electronic appointment schedule/calendar for various levels of personnel; utilizing knowledge of medical terminology and moderately advanced functions to provide word processing/typing services to facilitate the production of moderately complex documents/materials for assigned personnel; drawing upon knowledge of medical terminology and senior secretarial experience to provide efficient and effective reception responsibilities; organizing, modifying, and maintaining confidential electronic/paper filing/retrieval methods, systems and/or formats; arranging small to mid-size formal and informal meetings/events; performing moderately complex billing and budgetary functions for multiple cost centers; providing functional supervision and leadership to lower classified clerical positions; ensuring efficient operation of the office, 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 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
• OHIP Billing experience
• 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 high quality 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

Posted Date: March 5, 2020     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.

UHN 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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