Saturday , September 30 2023

UHN Careers – Administrative Assistant

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

The Medical Administrative Assistant I utilizes knowledge of medical terminology and exercises judgment or decision-making to provide secretarial and clerical services, in support of professional/medical personnel, including: providing word processing/typing services for assigned personnel; performing reception responsibilities; maintaining written and/or electronic calendar/schedules; administering and monitoring billing procedures and budgeting records; providing support with small and/or informal meetings/events; maintaining and modifying confidential medical electronic/paper filing/retrieval methods, systems, and/or formats; providing functional supervision to lower classified clerical position(s); 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working in a teaching hospital environment preferred
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Understanding of OHIP billing
  • Strong command of medical terminology
  • Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent
  • Experience working in a health care environment preferred
  • Previous on-the-job computer/word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience, in a Microsoft Office Environment preferred
  • Very good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards
  • Completion of a medical terminology course
  • Minimum 2 years related medical administrative support experience
  • Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Completion of recognized medical office administration program at the diploma level or equivalent
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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