JOB POSTING #880301
Position: Ward Clerk - 2 Positions
Site: Toronto Western Hospital
Department: Day Surgery Unit/Preadmission Clinic
Reports to: Nurse Manager
Salary/Rate: $18.60 - $23.25 per hour
Hours: Various Hours/Week - Start Times 06:00; 6:30; 07:00; 08:00
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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.
Toronto Western Hospital is located in the vibrant heart of the downtown communities of South Annex, College, Queen and King Street West. It is a 272-bed academic health science centre dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care, providing a breadth of services from emergency care to sophisticated brain surgery.
The Ward Clerk effectively communicates effectively with patients, the different areas within the Hospital and external agencies as required. Principle responsibilities include: performing reception duties and responding to a variety of inquires, external agencies and the community; typing, filing, photocopying, faxing, ordering and maintaining office supplies; ensuring admission/discharges/transfers are input into the ADT system on same day as occurrence; filing of appropriate information into patient’s health record as per protocol; ensuring charts and contents are in good order; booking and coordinating accurately and efficiently patient’s appointments; entering and collating FIM (functional independence measures) data; compiling and entering program service statistics and data; maintaining an accurate and confidential filing system; preparing reports including letters, memos, agendas, meeting minutes; organizing room bookings, conference/meeting requests and catering; tracking and submitting payroll accurately; scheduling staff duties as assigned; providing administrative support to Manager(s) as needed; providing coverage and assistance to other program administrative positions as required; understanding of, compliance with, and commitment to, patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital plans, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for patients.
At minimum, completion of Grade 12 or recognized equivalent
Completion of a recognized post-secondary Administrative Assistant program at the certificate level or equivalent preferred
One (1) year related clerical experience required
General knowledge of office practices, processes and procedures
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
Experience working in a health care environment an asset
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
Effective organizational and communication skills
Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to handle difficult patients/situations
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
Posted Date: July 15, 2021 Closing Date: Until Filled
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.
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN 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 for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.