Medical Secretary - Odette Cancer Centre - Regular full-time 2023-230114

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Date Posted: 6/12/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-230114

Position Type: Regular full-time

Department: Odette Cancer Centre

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: Other

Campus Site: Other

Shifts Weekday Required: Other

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

We currently have a Regular Full-time opportunity for a Medical Secretary in the Odette Cancer Centre at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Nights; 12 hrs; As per schedule.

Statutory holidays required

Summary of Duties

To provide medical secretarial support services to assigned physicians at the Odette Cancer Centre. Duties include O.R. booking and scheduling; typing correspondence, CVs, teaching dossiers, grants and manuscript submissions; preparing presentation packages; coordinating physician schedules, meetings, seminars and conferences; responding to enquiries, monitoring and assisting patients; setting up and maintaining files; arranging accommodations; and providing clerical support services for the programs.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Requires successful completion of a recognized Medical Office Administration program /diploma or equivalent at the community college level, plus a minimum of two (2) years related practical experience
  • Previous experience managing O.R. bookings scheduling
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant education and working experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency and advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook and Word required; Excel preferred
  • Proven accurate keyboarding (minimum net speed of 40 wpm) required
  • Proven proficiency in English grammar, with excellent verbal and written communication and comprehension skills
  • Well-developed organizational, prioritization and time management skills in order to meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 230114 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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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.