Medical Secretary

Deadline: Posting Has Expired
Location: Sioux Lookout, ONCommitment: Full Time

The Medical Secretary is responsible for performing a variety of secretarial duties to Physicians and the Northern Clinic staff.


• Diploma or certificate in Medical Office Assistant or equivalent;
• Previous experience (minimum 1- 2 years) in a Medical Office
• Proficient with medical terminology
• Proficient keyboarding skills (50 wpm)
• Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Previous experience working within an electronic medical record an asset
• Working knowledge of medical office procedures
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical and clinic staff and the general public
• Ability to work independently in a fast paced work environment
• Must have experience and understanding of Native culture, and the geographic realities and social conditions within remote First Nation communities 
• Must be willing to relocate and/or live in Sioux Lookout


• Provide day to day administrative support to Physicians
• Process Physicians in and outgoing mail
• Field and forward accordingly any phone calls from Nursing Stations, Specialty Clinics, Patients and any other Health Care Services
• Data entry into Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
• Help with an inquiry from within the circle of care
• Processing referral letters, which would include formatting, editing, editing for spelling and grammar, conciseness and accuracy
• Electronic filing and management of patient charts
• Ongoing office duties ie. Faxing, shredding, filing
• Maintaining strict patient confidentiality and adhere to policies and procedures in regard to the Privacy Act
• Any other duties assigned