JOB POSTING #898403
Position: Administrative Assistant STUDENT
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapy Program
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours/week
Status: Temporary Full-time
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has 12 site groups and 26 specialty clinics, and almost 3,000 staff who see over 400,000 patient visits every year. Its 800,000 square feet house 130 inpatient beds, 373,000 square feet of research space and 17 radiation treatment machines, making it one of the largest comprehensive cancer treatment facilities in the world and the largest radiation treatment centre in Canada. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
The Administrative Assistant Student exercises judgment and decision-making in complex clerical service, including: performing scheduling activities; providing functional supervision to lower-classified clerical position; performing additional clerical functions, as assigned, completing a series of complex statistical and financial providing data entry and assistance with the modification and maintenance of electronic and paper information filing/retrieval methods, systems and/or formats; performing cross-functional support functions; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.
Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent
Completion (or in progress) of a recognized post secondary office systems operations program at the certificate level or equivalent
Previous administrative office experience
Previous on-the-job computer/word processing, database and spreadsheet software experience
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good telephone, interpersonal and customer service skills
Ability to produce high quality work in accordance with Hospital standards
Ability to work effectively unsupervised
Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and standards
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
Experience in a Microsoft Office software environment 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: May 5, 2022 CLOSING DATE: until filled
University Health Network 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.