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Medical Secretary - Department of Medicine Partnership 
Posted: 08/16/2013 3:39:40 PM

Please note: This is a Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Partnership posting and not a Sunnybrook Hospital posting

We have a permanent part-time opportunity for a Medical Secretary in the Department of Medicine Partnership. The workdays are: Tuesday and Thursday with the option of either Monday or Wednesday as the third work day. The medical secretary will facilitate the delivery of patient care by providing a high level of support and assistance to patients and the staff Physicians pertaining to clinic related issues.


  • Responsible for patient registration and reception, organizes patient appointments, and maintains the electronic patient records
  • Reminds patients of upcoming appointments using the mode of communication preferred by the patient (phone or email)
  • Coordinates patient referrals and ensures all necessary information is provided with new referrals
  • Answers and screens telephone calls, interacts with hospital staff, facilitates patient requests for appointments, reports, records, responds to all inquiries or re-directs as appropriate
  • Organizes meetings, prepares and maintains relevant documents for a variety of administrative and educational activities
  • Organizes, modifies and maintains confidential documents
  • Assists with OHIP billing

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a medical secretarial training program, with preferably 3 years experience as a medical secretarial/administrative assistant
  • Excellent knowledge of medical terminology, medical transcription, and MS office
  • Strong computer literacy skills as we will be working with electronic medical records
  • Ability to keyboard/type at the rate of 50 wpm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated patient focused care, reliability and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, high level of professionalism

If you are interested in pursing this opportunity please forward your resume to the attention of the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Partnership at the email address: