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Administrative Assistant

Medical Imaging
Job Competition Closed

Location: Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: #2013-174
Closing Date: Jul 11, 2013

Classification/Level: L03 PSAC
Pay Rate: $23.67 to $29.95 per hour
Employment Status: Casual on Call
Monthly/weekly hours: No guarantee of hours

Reporting to the Medical Imaging Manager, at Whitehorse General Hospital, the incumbent provides administrative services and co-ordinates clinical procedures which includes: being the initial contact for patients and visitors, maintaining computerized scheduling of appointments; creating, updating and maintaining electronic medical records and interacting with a variety of medical professionals. Supports the on-going quality assurance program; and other related duties.

The following are knowledge and skills required for this position: Knowledge of and proficiency in medical office procedures
  • Knowledge of computerized scheduling, HIS and RIS; excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (anatomy, physiology and pathology)
  • Knowledge of medical imaging exams and preparations
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations
  • Ability to recognize and respond to a change in patient condition
  • Ability to multitask in a busy office setting (multidisciplinary department)
  • Ability to deal with situations in a professional manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with colleagues, peers, patients and families
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, adapt to workload variances and resolve work related problems
  • Ability to keep current with changes and aid in implementation of accepted change
  • Ability to train and orientate other health care professionals
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Reliability, self motivation and ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Cross-cultural awareness
      The successful candidate will have a Medical Terminology certificate, 1 to 2 years Medical Office experience, certification in CPR (or ability to become certified) and maintenance of continuing education credits. A Medical Officer Assistant certificate, experience with a Medical Imaging department or knowledge of Picture Archiving Communication System/digital environment would all be considered assets for this position.
    • Note:
      Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

      How to Apply:
      Quoting competition # 2013-174, email your resume July 11, 2013 by 4:00 p.m

      Please send your resume to