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, Labour & Delivery
Your goal in this position is to perform administrative, secretarial and receptionist support for the Labour & Delivery Unit, in a confidential, sensitive and professional manner. You have effective written and spoken communication skills, 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
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 on the unit
Assume responsibility for identification and advancement of issues and concerns with the Unit Administrator or Coordinator in a time sensitive manner
Compile and disseminate material/documents related to Program activity
Maintain attendance/time reporting information and arrange appropriate relief including agencies
Transcribe physicians written orders in an appropriate and timely manner
Process online orders, notify appropriate staff, and specific departments as required
Support clinicians with system order entry functions
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, discharges, outstanding orders and patient related information including kardex and medication information
Dismantle charts and enter information electronically as required
Prepare statistics, reports and discharge instructions
Photocopy, prioritize and process information as required
Manage unit supplies, services and repair needs
Grade XII (high school) diploma
A medical office assistant certificate or minimum one year comparable office experience with medical orientation
Medical terminology course preferred
Accurate minimum typing speed of 45 w.p.m
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including; Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to perform medical transcription
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 position with 8 hour shifts, days, and nights including weekends, in Labour and Delivery. 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.
How to Apply
Think you're the right person for the job? Here's your first chance to show us why:
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.