Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital is a leading community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge sites and our new Reactivation Care Centre that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care. The hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community. With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
What we need:
In this position you will provide support in both the Operating Room and the Surgical Admission and Discharge Unit. In this role, you will interact with staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and families in the Surgical Admission and Discharge Unit and the Operating Room. The successful candidate will be responsible for clerical, reception, payroll, supply ordering and project work within the duties or a unit secretary.
The clerical aspect of the role includes: entering pre and postoperative patient information, scheduling OR procedures, entering physician orders, filing, photocopying, ordering supplies, completing home care requisitions, scheduling post-surgical clinic appointments and performing special projects as requested.
The receptionist aspect of the role includes: receiving visitors, patients and/or hospital personnel, answering and directing telephone calls to the appropriate personnel.
The successful candidate must be available to cover shift days and evenings (0730- 1530 & 1530 -1700). Schedules may change based on operational needs.
BAND T: $23.14 - $26.03 per hour
What you bring to MSH:
Previous Unit Secretary / Medical clerical experience is essential, preferably with experience within an Operating Room.
Medical terminology is essential
Word processing / typing skills (40 wpm)
Previous experience with Meditech is preferred
Ability to multi-task assigned duties is essential
Ability to function within a fast paced environment
Able to cope with stressful situations and be a support in emergencies is essential
Ability to prioritize and act quickly in emergencies
Demonstrated production of quality work, focus on detail
Able to function independently and within a high functioning team
Excellent critical thinking, organizational, and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively both independently and as an inter-professional team member
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills with a high attention to detail
Demonstrated good attendance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.