Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future
Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. With the opening of our new facility, North America’s first fully digital hospital, scheduled for October 18, 2015, the future is very exciting for our people and programs. And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.
Right now we’re looking for a Clerical Associate to work in our Bariatric Clinic, Surgical Program.
Hours of work: Must be available for days and evenings, subject to change
Union: Teamsters Clerical
Reporting Relationship: Manager, Bariatrics
Responsible for clerical support including patient registration and discharge, maintenance of patient records, order entry, statistics, and assisting with patient billing.
Responsible for customer service including scheduling appointments, answering patient inquiries, telephone inquiries, greeting patients and visitors in a courteous manner.
Communicates with bed allocation and other departments to arrange patient placement.
Communicates with other departments and service areas as required.
Other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Completion of a Community College medical secretarial diploma an asset.
Completion of a medical terminology course preferred.
Working knowledge of medical terminology required.
Good keyboarding skills with a minimum typing speed of 40 WPM required.
MEDITECH computer experience an asset.
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills required.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a team environment.
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills required with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written required.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals with diverse backgrounds, including staff, physicians, patients and the general public.
Knowledge of a second language an asset.
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills required.
Demonstrates knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety standards
Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement
Interested applicants are required to an Application before the closing date. We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.