JOB POSTING #888718
Position: Medical Administrative Assistant II
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: General Surgery
Reports to: Physician(s)
Pay Range: $23.04 - $28.81 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 35 hours per week; Day Shifts
Status: Permanent full-Time
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The MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II exercises considerable judgment/independence and utilizes knowledge of medical terminology/moderately advanced functions to provide secretarial and clerical services, in support of medical/professional personnel, including: acting in a moderately independent manner to maintain written and/or electronic appointment schedule/calendar for various levels of personnel; utilizing knowledge of medical terminology and moderately advanced functions to provide word processing/typing services to facilitate the production of moderately complex documents/materials for assigned personnel; drawing upon knowledge of medical terminology and senior secretarial experience to provide efficient and effective reception responsibilities; organizing, modifying, and maintaining confidential electronic/paper filing/retrieval methods, systems and/or formats; arranging small to mid-size formal and informal meetings/events; performing moderately complex billing and budgetary functions for multiple cost centers; providing functional supervision and leadership to lower classified clerical positions; ensuring efficient operation of the office, within scope of authority; performing other related clerical support activities; performing cross-functional duties, as assigned or requested; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.
Completion of a medical terminology course
Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent
Completion of a recognized post-secondary medical office administration program at the diploma level or equivalent
Three (3) years related medical administrative support experience
Previous on-the-job computer/word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience; experience in a Microsoft Office environment required; WebCV preferred
Previous experience with UHN programs EPR, PHS and TCS experience preferred
Previous MOH billing experience
Medical transcription experience
Excellent organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
Excellent word-processing/typing skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Excellent knowledge of medical terminology
Excellent knowledge of health care, organizational/office practices, procedures and standards
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and collaborate as an active participant with others in assisting with the delivery of care to patients
Ability to maintain and protect patient confidentiality
Ability to produce high quality work in accordance with Hospital standards
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to use good judgment is assessing difficult situations
Experience working in a health care environment an asset
Experience working in a teaching hospital environment an asset
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
If you are interested in making your 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.
Posted date: November 18, 2021 Closing Date: Until Filled
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.
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.