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Job Description

Administrative Assistant I, General - Toronto, Ontario


Department: ALLIED HEALTH   
Reports to:  MANAGER       
Scale/Grade:  A005
Salary:  $20.45 - $25.56 per hour
Hours:  37.5 hours per week
Status:   Permanent full time 


The GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 1 exercises some judgment or decision-making to provide secretarial and clerical services, in support of administrative and/or professional personnel, including: performing word processing/typing services for assigned personnel; performing reception responsibilities; providing support with small and/or informal meetings/events; maintaining written and/or electronic calendar/schedules; maintaining and modifying electronic and paper information filing/retrieval systems methods, and/or formats; entering payroll; collecting/ input ALC data; ensuring the efficient operation of the office; performing other related clerical activities; performing cross-functional responsibilities, as assigned; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.


  • Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent
  • Completion of a recognized post-secondary office administration  program at the certificate level or equivalent
  • Two (2) years related administrative support experience
  • Previous on-the-job computer/word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience required; experience in a Microsoft Office environment preferred.
  • Experience working in a health care environment an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to produce high quality work in accordance with Hospital standards
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
  • Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards


POSTED DATE: March 19, 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.
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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