• Team Assistant

    Posted Date 5 months ago(3/25/2019 10:24 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Markham ON
    # Positions
    Job Industry
    Healthcare and Medical Services
    Central LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Team Assistant


    Bring your healthcare administrative support experience to this casual role as a Team Assistant for the Central LHIN


    Reporting to the Supervisor, Home & Community Care, the TEAM ASSISTANT will provide support for the assigned team in their daily activities to facilitate efficient and effective service delivery to our patients. 


    Responsibilities include:

    • Process new referrals, orders for services, supplies and equipment
    • Process and assist with management of confidential records for clients on admission and until discharge
    • Enter, update and maintain high volume of client data into electronic database
    • Provide administrative support services for case managers
    • Answer high volume of telephone inquiries from clients, families and service providers; refer callers to Case Managers and/or other appropriate individuals
    • Maintain client information database
    • Provide back-up support to other positions as assigned
    • Provide switchboard relief as required
    • Perform other duties as assigned.





    • Grade 12 Diploma plus Community College Business/ Office Administration, Medical Diploma.
    • 2 years’ related experience. Experience in a healthcare environment would be a definite asset.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills, with a sound knowledge of the English language, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
    • Excellent organization and prioritization skills to ensure data is entered accurately.
    • Ability to work independently and accurately in the presence of frequent interruptions.
    • Maintain confidentiality, exercise good judgement and discretion.
    • Ability to manage frequent changes within a team environment.
    • Regular attendance at work is required.


    • Familiarity with medical terminology, office administrative procedures/concepts and knowledge of LHIN services would be an asset

    • Bilingualism (English/French) considered an asset.

    • Proficiency working in a windows environment using Microsoft applications including Word, Outlook and the Internet. Experience with client databases or other applications used by the LHIN is an asset.






    If you are seeking a chance to be part of team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line.  All applications will be reviewed. 
    The Central LHIN is governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and therefore encourages applications from French speaking candidates.




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