JOB POSTING #891558
Position: Ward Clerk
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Endocrine and Nephrology Clinics 12NU.
Reports To: Manager
Scale/Grade: Level 57
Salary Range: $24.89 - $25.65 per hour (Start rate: $24.89 per hour in accordance with collective agreement requirements).
Hours: 37.50 Hours/Week
Status: Permanent Full-time
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As a member of the Endocrine and Nephrology Clinic, the principal responsibilities of the WARD CLERK include: performing patient admitting/registration function; performing patient administrative and other services such as weighing patients, informing other team members of the patient's arrival to ensure efficient flow of patients through the clinic, performing reception responsibilities; performing unit administrative services such as ordering and organizing departmental supplies; re-stocking clinic rooms, providing routine clerical support services; ensuring efficient operation of the unit, within scope of authority; performing cross-functional duties, as assigned and/or required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and/or required.
At minimum, completion of high school or recognized equivalent
Completion of a post secondary secretarial arts program at the certificate level or recognized equivalent preferred
Knowledge of medical terminology
General knowledge of office practices, processes and procedures
Previous on-the-job word processing and spreadsheet experience
Experience working in a fast paced environment
Experience working in a health care environment an asset
Experience working in a Microsoft Office software environment an asset
1 year to less than 2 years practical and related experience and/or 3 months to less than 6 months on the job training
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to handle difficult patients and/or situations
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations
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: January 20, 2022 Closing Date: January 27, 2022
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. 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.