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Administrative Assistant

Specialist Clinic
Job Competition Closed

Location: Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: #2013-242
Closing Date: Oct 23, 2013

Classification/Level: L04 PSAC
Pay Rate: $25.43 to $32.17 per hours
Employment Status: Casual on Call
Monthly/weekly hours: No guarantee of hours

Reporting to the Clinical Care Manager of Emergency/Operating Room, the incumbent coordinates the Specialists yearly visits, schedules patient/client appointments, liaises with patients/clients, physicians, hospital departments and other personnel. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating clinic activities to ensure the clinic operates efficiently, organizing the Specialists’ surgical schedule, and collecting, compiling, and preparing Specialist Clinic statistics.

Knowledge and skills required for this position are as follows:
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet applications (Excel), e-mail.
  • Minimum typing/keyboarding skills in English at a speed of at least 40 words per minute with not more than 5% error. Proof of recent typing test to be provided.
  • Knowledge of medical office procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience scheduling patient/client appointments
  • Highly motivated and innovative
  • Background in medical terminology
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Analytical skills
  • Cross cultural awareness
The successful candidate is also required to have/obtain current Non Violent Crisis Intervention training and current CPR certification. Other skills and/or knowledge that would be considered assets for this position are experience in a Health Care office, experience with Meditech and Array modules, knowledge of a hospital organization and post secondary certification from an Administrative Assistant/Medical Office Assistant program at a recognized college or training institution.

Please Note: Applicants selected for an interview are required to provide proof of a recent typing test.

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 # 2013-242, email your resume by 4:00 p.m. on October 23, 2013 to:

Please send your resume to