Medical Office Assistant(s)

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Medical Office Assistant

The Medical Office Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of administrative duties to Physicians and Northern Clinic services.

The Medical Office Administrative Assistant will report directly to the Medical Office Supervisor.

Salary range starting from $50,366 to a maximum of $61,319/yearly

Who can apply: Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)

Applicants must possess:

  • Diploma or certificate in Medical Office Administrative Assistant or equivalent;
  • Previous experience (minimum 1- 2 years) in a Medical Office
  • Proficient with medical terminology
  • Proficient keyboarding skills
  • Proficient computer skills; Microsoft Office
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Previous experience working within an electronic medical record
  • Strong knowledge of medical office practices and 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
  • Ability to work in an office environment where work tasks for the day are multiple, interruptive, and priority changing
  • Superior time management and organizational skills; very detail orientated
  • 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
  • As per policy, applicant should note that COVID-19 immunization is a condition of employment within SLFNHA.


  • Provide day to day medical office administrative support to Physicians, other health professionals, residents/leaners and administrative staff
  • Answer and efficiently/effectively administer all phone calls from Nursing Stations, Specialty Clinics, Patients and any other Health Care Services/Agencies
  • Data enter and maintain current health records within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Assist/Complete any inquiry from within the circle of care
  • Processing referral letters, which would include formatting, editing, editing for spelling and grammar, conciseness and accuracy, sending and follow up
  • Set up patient appointment dates and times as needed
  • Electronic filing and management of patient charts
  • Contribute to the creation and maintain of office policies and procedures.
  • Ongoing office duties i.e. Faxing, shredding, filing, mail, office supplies, etc.
  • Maintaining strict patient confidentiality and adhere to policies and procedures in regard to the Privacy Act
  •  Any other duties assigned

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