Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
Who we are:
Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community Healthcare Organizations. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
What we need:
In this position you will provide support in both the Operating Room and the Surgical Admission and Discharge Unit. In this role, you will interact with staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and families in the Surgical Admission and Discharge Unit and the Operating Room. The successful candidate will be responsible for clerical, reception, payroll, supply ordering and project work within the duties or a unit secretary.
The clerical aspect of the role includes: entering pre and postoperative patient information, scheduling OR procedures, entering physician orders, filing, photocopying, ordering supplies, completing home care requisitions, scheduling post-surgical clinic appointments and performing special projects as requested.
The receptionist aspect of the role includes: receiving visitors, patients and/or organization personnel, answering and directing telephone calls to the appropriate personnel.
The successful candidate must be available to work Monday - Friday and weekends, shifts include Days and Evenings (0730h - 1530h, 1530h - 2200h). Schedules may change based on operational needs.
Salary Band CUP C03: Ranges from $23.90- $26.89 per hour
What you bring to Oak Valley Health:
Previous Unit Secretary / Medical clerical experience is essential
Experience within an Operating Room required
Medical terminology is essential
Word processing / typing skills (40 wpm)
Previous experience with Meditech is preferred
Ability to multi-task assigned duties is essential
Ability to function within a fast paced environment
Able to cope with stressful situations and be a support in emergencies is essential
Ability to prioritize and act quickly in emergencies
Demonstrated production of quality work, focus on detail
Able to function independently and within a high functioning team
Excellent critical thinking, organizational, and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively both independently and as an inter-professional team member
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills with a high attention to detail
Demonstrated good attendance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with organization related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.