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Future Opportunities - Medical Secretary 

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/24/2014 4:05:15 PM

If you are interested in being considered for future openings for external candidates, and would like to submit your resume, please apply to this posting, and we will keep your resume on file for 6 months. We strongly encourage you to look for and apply to specific opportunities that you are qualified for.

The Medical Secretary provides medical secretarial support services. Duties include booking and scheduling, typing correspondence, setting up patient appointments and tests, responding to enquiries, entering data in databases, assisting clinical staffs with patient care, and setting up and maintaining files. Some billing may be required.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Requires successful completion of a two (2) year Medical Secretarial program/diploma at the community college level plus a minimum of two (2) years related practical experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in booking necessary diagnostic tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficiency in keyboarding (65 wpm minimum).
  • Able to do some dicta typing.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English grammar, with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision. Strong organizational skills in order to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and work collaboratively with health care team.
  • Demonstrated satisfactory performance and attendance required

To apply please follow the below instructions carefully:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

In the Cover Letter/Comments section on the Application page, please indicate what area or unit you are interested in, and what type of position (Full Time, Part Time, Casual, or Temporary) you are interested in.

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" near the top right corner of this page.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.