North York General Hospital

Unit Secretary (BB-EB3B6)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.

Unit Secretary, Chemo Day Care
Your goal in this position is to perform administrative, secretarial and receptionist support for the Chemo Day-Night Care unit, in a confidential, sensitive and professional manner. You have effective written and spoken communication skills, use your critical thinking and problem solving skills, and embrace the challenge of prioritizing work demands in a fast paced and stressful environment. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families.

On a practical level, you will

  • Communicate with staff, patients, families, internal and external parties
  • Accept, coordinate and triage telephone calls and inquiries and processes them in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Coordinate various interdepartmental activities and requests such as transportation of patients for tests, discharges and services required on the unit
  • Enter, update and maintain Kronos electronic payroll system for authorization by the Clinical Team Manager
  • Assume responsibility for identification and advancement of issues and concerns with the Clinical Team Manager or Coordinator in a time sensitive manner
  • Compile and disseminate material/documents related to Program activity
  • Maintain attendance/time reporting information and arrange appropriate relief including agencies
  • Transcribe physicians’ written orders and processes them in an appropriate and timely manner; notify appropriate staff, and specific departments as required
  • Process requisitions as required (blood work, CT, etc.), maintain documentation and follow up on outstanding information (e.g., test results, follow up appointments)
  • Maintain organization of admissions and discharges, and patient related information and documentation, including kardex and medication information, dismantle charts and enter information electronically as required
  • Prepare statistics, reports and discharge instructions, photocopying, prioritizing and processing of information as required
  • Manage unit supplies, services and repair needs
  • Qualifications

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Secretary/Medical Office Assistant certificate or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Minimum of one year comparable office experience preferably with medical orientation
  • Experience with Chemotherapy/Oncology processes & protocol, preferred
  • Experience working in an ambulatory clinic setting, preferred
  • Accurate and efficient typing skills of 45 w.p.m
  • Bilingualism in French/English an asset
  • What We Offer

    Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Full Time Regular position, 8 hour shifts, 75 hours bi-weekly, Days, in the Chemo Day Care Unit. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes benefits, pension, and vacation. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting

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