Ward Clerk - Cardio Vascular ICU

Central Toronto Roselawn, ONTARIO | 6 days

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POSTING #861359

Position: Ward Clerk
Organization: Toronto General Hospital
Department: Cardio Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) 
Reports To: Nurse Manager
Scale/Grade: A0 04
Salary Range:  $18.41 to $23.02

Hours: Various Hours, Shifts/Week - Shifts:  Days, Evenings, Nights and Weekends - Must be available to work ALL SHIFTS as required
Status: Casual

Amazing People.  Amazing the World.

At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.

The principal responsibilities of the WARD CLERK include: answering, screening and triaging telephone calls; receiving and assisting visitors coming in to be with family or friends; scheduling patients for tests, special procedures and/or urgent/emergency appointments; following established procedures to ensure the efficient flow of patient/patient appointments; providing routine clerical support services; performing cross-functional duties as assigned and/or required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and/or required.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At minimum, completion of Grade 12 or recognized equivalent
  • Minimum one (1) year related clerical experience
  • Experience using EPR, PHS, ORSOS an asset
  • Experience working in a Microsoft Office software environment
  • General knowledge of office practices, processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Experience working in a health care environment an asset
  • Accurate data entry skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to read and understand sort notes, brief forms and/or instructions
  • 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
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Effective organizational, time management, 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
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle difficult patients/situations
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job  

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:  August 6, 2020

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.

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.


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