Status : PERMANENT FULL-TIME
The Energy of the City. The Rewards of a Great Career.
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 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.
Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent
Completion of recognized medical office administration program at the diploma level or equivalent
Completion of a medical terminology course
One (1) year related medical administrative support experience
Previous on-the-job computer / word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience, in a Microsoft Office Environment preferred
Very good command of medical terminology
Very good interpersonal and customer service skills
Good organization and time management skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
Ability to work independently and as a team player
Experience working in a health care environment preferred
Experience working in a teaching hospital environment preferred
Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards