Medical Secretary - Ambulatory Care, Rapid Referral Clinic - Casual

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Date Posted: 6/12/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-213548

Position Type: Casual

Department: Rapid Referral Clinic

FTE Status: 0.00

Hours of Work: Other

Campus Site: Other

Shifts Weekday Required: Other

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

We currently have a Casual opportunity for a Medical Secretary in the Ambulatory Care, Rapid Referral Clinic department at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work: Weekdays: Days, 8 hrs, As per schedule

Summary of Duties

The Rapid Referral Clinic is a very fast paced, inter-professional clinic seeing 1000 patients a year or more. Developed to rapidly see patients who have had a recent emergency visit, the clinic is modeled to be patient-focused, inter-professional in nature and collaborative in approach to care. The successful candidate must be able to multitask effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Patient registration
  • Reception duties
  • Scheduling of patient appointments
  • Order entry of tests and follow-up of test results
  • Preparation of patient charts and filing as required
  • Ordering supplies as needed
  • Data entry


  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Medical Office Assistant certificate/Medical Office Administration diploma or equivalent recent related experience required
  • Excellent working knowledge of Sunnycare, diagnostic test ordering, and patient scheduling
  • Administrative/Business experience in a health care setting preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with many different departments and patient treatment areas
  • Typing at 40 net words per minute or keyboarding at 106 net keystrokes per minute required
  • Excellent understanding of medical terminology
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently in a team-environment
  • Able to organize and prioritize workload
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 213548 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.