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Medical Office Assistant –Yukon Women’s Clinic at Yukon Hospital Corporation in Whitehorse

Posted on Oct 09, 2013 in Healthcare & Social Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$20 to $25/hr

Hours per Week




About this Job

Under the direction of the Clinical Care Manager, the incumbent performs clerical, reception, and material management functions directly related to, or in support of, the delivery of patient care in the outpatient area of the hospital.

Knowledge and skills required for this position are as follows:

• Knowledge of health care and hospital activities

• Knowledge of Medical Terminology

• Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Terminology

• Knowledge of medical transcription methods and practices

• Knowledge of medical office procedures

• Proficient use of office equipment and computers

• Proficient in the use of office software (e-mail, excel, word, power point, meditech)

• Effective interpersonal and team skills

• Effective organizational skills

• Ability to prioritize multiple demands in a stressful environment

• Effective oral and written communication skills

• Knowledge of First Nations culture and traditions

• Ability to work independently/minimum supervision

• Experience scheduling patient client appointment

The successful candidate will have post secondary education in Office Assistant – with Medical Major Certification (10 month intensive program) or an equivalent combination of education/training and/or experience may be considered. Current CPR certification and Non Violent Crisis Intervention certification (or completion within six months of hire) is also required for this position. Six to twelve months experience in an obstetrical clinic would be considered an asset for this position.

This job was posted on Oct 09, 2013 and will be removed on Oct 23, 2013

All applications must be received before Oct 23, 2013

Yukon Hospital Corporation

Please Contact: Human Resources



Address: 5 Hospital Road, Whitehorse Y1A 3H7

To apply for this Job

Quoting competition # 2013-240, email your resume/application by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 to: Human Resources Department Whitehorse General Hospital #5 Hospital Road, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 3H7 email: Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.