• Clinical Secretary 6 - Grand River Cancer Center - Temporary Part Time until January 24, 2021

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2020 1:20 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Type
    Temporary part time
    Cancer Program
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    POSITION: Temporary Part Time Clinical Secretary 6 until January 24, 2021


    HOURS OF WORK: 7.5 Hour Shifts, Days


    The position will support vacation coverage and other absences in Clerical Team 1 of the oncology program which includes new patient referrals, oncology clinics and the regional program. The position will also pool to Clerical Team 2 coverage needs. The primary role will be registering and checking patients in Cerner. In addition they will be assisting with processing orders from outpatient oncology clinics and checking messages in Cerner and on the phone.  The position will work closely with other clerical staff, oncologists, nursing and allied health staff. Whilst performing these duties they will be expected to handle a high volume of phone calls a day and multiple interruptions.  Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.


    • Health office administration certificate or diploma from a post-secondary institution preferred
    • Mandatory 2 years experience processing physician orders, and scheduling patients. 
    • Experience working in a clinic or physician office is preferred.
    • Oncology experience is preferred
    • Superior computer, word processing, graphics & database development skills using MS Office preferred; Cerner experience preferred
    • Excellent oral (including telephone) and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with physicians, nurses and staff regarding care plan for the patient
    • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple requests and to prioritize and thrive in a highly busy and interruptive environment
    • Ability to comprehend and interpret complex physician orders and direction
    • Knowledge related to maintaining confidentiality (Privacy and Confidentiality Policy & Release of Information Policy)
    • High level of accuracy and attention to detail and self-monitoring of quality
    • Must be able to work independently and be able to take direction from other staff members and demonstrated dependability to follow through on requests
    • Ability to establish positive relationships with other healthcare professionals and contribute to the development of an environment conducive to safe patient care.
    • Good attendance record 


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