IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.
Unit Secretary, Baruch Weisz Outpatient Care Clinic
Your goal in this position is to perform administrative, secretarial and receptionist support for a busy Outpatient Clinic, in a confidential, sensitive and professional manner. You have great interpersonal and effective written and spoken communication skills. You will use your critical thinking and problem solving skills, and embrace the challenge of prioritizing work demands in a fast paced and stressful environment. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families.
On a practical level, you will
Support and adhere to Hospital policies and procedures
Communicate with staff, patients, families, internal and external parties
Accept, coordinate and triage telephone calls and inquiries and process them in an appropriate and timely manner
Coordinate various interdepartmental activities and requests such as transportation of patients for tests, discharges and services required in the clinic
Assume responsibility for identification and advancement of issues and concerns with the Clinical Team Manager or Registered Nurse in a time sensitive manner
Compile and disseminate material/documents related to Program activity
Maintain attendance/time reporting information
Register patients on arrival to clinic, schedule patient appointments and monitor volume of appointments.
Transcribe physicians’ written orders and processes them in an appropriate and timely manner; notifies appropriate staff, and specific departments as required
Process requisitions as required (blood work, CT, etc.), maintain documentation and follows up on outstanding information (e.g., test results, follow up appointments)
Maintain organization of admissions and discharges, and patient related information and documentation, medication information, dismantle charts and enter information electronically as required
Prepare statistics, reports and discharge instructions, photocopy, prioritize and process of information as required
Manage unit supplies, services and repair needs
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
Medical Secretary/Medical Office Assistant certificate or equivalent
Working knowledge of medical terminology
Minimum of one year comparable office experience preferably with medical/surgical orientation
Experience working in an ambulatory clinic setting
Proficiency in required computer programs
Accurate and efficient typing skills of 45 w.p.m.
Bilingualism in French/English an asset
What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part-Time Regular, with 8 hour shifts, Days and Evenings in the Baruch Weisz Outpatient Care Clinic. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.
FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.
How to Apply
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Ensure to meet the deadline - only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.
At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.