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Ward Clerk - Antenatal Department


Toronto, ON, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

Job Description:

As a Ward Clerk, you will receive, greet and screen patients/families/visitors coming into the unit. In addition, you will also provide general administrative support services to the unit.

  • Responsible for co-ordination of patient flow at the unit level
  • Performs clerical tasks/procedures required to prepare for a patient admissions, discharges and transfers
  • Processes patient appointments, physicians' orders and diagnostic orders
  • Maintains patient charts, including collection and data inputs of unit specific statistics
  • Administrative support services to unit i.e. posting notices, circulating minutes/memos, photocopying, reception, telephone calls, patient care communication, ordering supplies, word processing
  • Participates in activities to upgrade and enhance one's job-related knowledge/skills through in-service training sessions, quality improvement initiatives and policy manual reviews

Job Requirements:

  • Secretarial diploma from a recognized college or other equivalent education training 
  • 1 year of recent related work experience 
  • Proficiency with Patient Care Systems 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook 
  • Minimum 40 wpm keyboarding/data entry speed
  • Proven flexibility, initiative, organizational and problem solving/decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff, patients and their families
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and read using English in order to effectively perform essential requirements of this position
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively function as a team member both intra-and inter-departmentally
  • Skilled at setting priorities and handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history

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Ward Clerk - Antenatal Department, MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL , Toronto, ON, CANADA