JOB POSTING # 878934
Position: Ward Clerk
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Cath Lab
Reports to: Manager
Salary Range: $18.60 to $23.25 per hour
Hours: Various Hours Worked and Shifts per Week
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At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab Hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
In support of the efficient operation of the Cath Lab, the principal responsibilities of the Ward Clerk include: performing reception responsibilities including patient registration; supporting the needs of families and visitors; providing clerical support; organizing and maintaining patient charts, electronic and paper information filing systems; performing patient administration functions including scheduling and coordinating appointments/meetings/events, maintaining written and/or electronic calendar/schedules, etc; coordinating unit administrative functions; ensuring the efficient operation of the unit, within the scope of authority; and performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
Minimum one (1) year related clerical experience
General knowledge of office practices, processes, and procedures
Previous on-the-job computer word processing/spreadsheet experience (MS Office)
Good data entry/keyboarding skills
Excellent organizational, time management and prioritization skills
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; good people skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills – must be able to speak/write English fluently
Good problem solving skills
Ability to produce high quality work in accordance with Hospital standards
Ability to work effectively and safely when dealing with stressful situations
Knowledge of Emergency Assistance Codes
Completion of a recognized post secondary secretarial arts program at the certificate level or equivalent preferred
Experience working in a Microsoft Office software environment preferred
Experience working in a health care environment preferred
Previous experience working in a High Acute Unit preferred
Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code
POSTED DATE: April 7, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
If you are interested in making a contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.