Job title: Unit Secretary-RCC, PTT(J0424-0899)

Company: North York General Hospital

Job description: IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada’s leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required) from the Ontario Ministry of Health website or other authorized source. An individual is fully vaccinated if they have provided proof of vaccination in the form of a receipt from COVaxON (the Ministry’s provincial system for COVID-19 vaccination information) and 14 days have elapsed from the final dose. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you are exempt from this requirement.Position SummaryUnit Secretary, Reactivation Care Centre
Your goal in this position is to perform administrative, secretarial and receptionist duties in a confidential, sensitive and professional manner Alternative Level of Care Unit, The Reactivation Care Centre. You have effective written and spoken communication skills, use your critical thinking and problem solving skills, and embrace the challenge of prioritizing work demands in a fast paced environment. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families. This position supports the hospital’s mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers , learners, patients and families.On a practical level, you will

  • Support and adhere to Hospital policies and procedures
  • Use customer service principles when interacting/communicating with patients, families, staff internal and external parties
  • Coordinate various interdepartmental activities and requests such as transportation of patients for tests, scheduling of appointments for various clinics, reminder appointment phone-calls, discharges and other services required on the unit
  • Represent physicians and health care professionals (i.e., nurses, allied health) by screening and triaging incoming telephone calls and inquiries; recording and transmitting messages; scheduling, receiving, and announcing scheduled patients and visitors; arranging referrals to other health care providers; scheduling appointments for consultations, x-rays, lab tests, physical therapy, MRI’s, CT scans, etc.
  • Assume responsibility for identification and advancement of issues and concerns with the Clinical Team Manager in a time sensitive manner
  • Compile and disseminate material/documents related to Program activity
  • Maintain attendance/time reporting information and arranges appropriate relief including agencies. Inputs payroll, and keeps record of nursing resource pool and overtime statistics
  • Process computer provider order entries within scope of practice notifies appropriate staff, and specific departments as required
  • Support clinicians with system order entry functions, such as scheduling patient appointments and follow-up appointments
  • Process requisitions as required (blood work, CT, etc.), maintains documentation and follows up on outstanding information (e.g., test results, follow up appointments)
  • Maintain organization of admissions, discharges, outstanding orders and medication information, dismantles charts and enters information electronically as required
  • Prepare reports and discharge instructions, photocopying, prioritizing and processing of information as required
  • Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt
  • Utilize patient and family centred communication and strategies with patients, families, staff, physicians, and volunteers.


Norman Wells (NDP) - Plant / Field Operator Intern
  • Must obtain and provide to the Hospital a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Grade XII diploma
  • Medical Office Assistant certificate from a College of Applied Arts and Technology
  • Minimum 1 year medical inpatient hospital experience and experience working with a geriatric population within the last 2 years
  • Experience inputting payroll, timesheets and staff schedules.
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient/client centred care.
  • Accurate minimum typing speed of 45 w.p.m
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including; Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bilingualism in French / English an asset

What We OfferWorking at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part Time Temporary position of 12 months with 8 & 12 hour shifts, days and weekends shifts in the Reactivation Care Centre Unit 2 & 3 located at 555 , Finch Ave W. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.#INDOHow to ApplyThink you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:

  • Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
  • We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Location: Toronto, ON

Job date: Sat, 27 Apr 2024 07:41:43 GMT