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Posting # 43113 - [ Non-Union ]
Medical Secretary, Geriatric Psychiatry - 1 position
Geriatric Psychiatry
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care - London, ON
Full Time


An excellent opportunity exists for an innovative and collaborative professional to provide medical secretarial support to Geriatric Psychiatry at the Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care Building. The main responsibilities are to maintain and book appointments in Cerner, organize and maintain clinic activities, file and distribute reports, handle clinic referrals, OHIP billing, and support any patient activity, including working seamlessly and collaboratively with and clinical staff ,supporting the teams and clients as well as the administrative leaders within the Geriatric Psychiatric Assessment clinic.



Essential Qualifications

  • Graduate of a recognized Medical Office Administration Diploma program
  • Completion of Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent as recognized in the province of Ontario
  • Excellent understanding of medical terminology
  • Demonstrated Intermediate level computer skills particularly with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat/Reader
  • Minimum 40 wpm typing speed and transcribing experience
  • Good working knowledge of Cerner, Outlook, and scheduling software
  • Working knowledge of Acuity STAR program
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • High level of initiative and self-direction required with proven problem solving abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills to establish and balance competing priorities in a challenging and diverse work environment
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills with a strong patient/customer focus as well as a positive and professional attitude toward assisting internal or external customers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a pleasant telephone manner
  • Detail oriented and demonstrated accuracy with the work involved
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment with frequent interruptions
Preferred Qualifications
  • Understanding of a physician's academic responsibilities within the teaching hospitals and the university
  • Experience in preparation of grant applications, publications (papers, abstracts) and presentations
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: July 29, 2020
Submission deadline: August 04, 2020

Patricia Melo, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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