• Team Assistant

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/21/2019 11:10 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Markham ON | CA-ON-Newmarket
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Central LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Are you highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work accurately in a busy environment with frequent interruptions? Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Take a look at this exciting opportunity.


    As a valued member of our Home and Community Care team, you will provide support for the assigned Care Coordinator team in their daily activities to ensure that patients receive prompt, effective customer service.


    By applying your healthcare administrative support experience, you will have the opportunity to impact lives in your community, enjoy a balanced lifestyle, and be part of a great team that makes care happen. 


    ***Looking for Two (2) Regular Full-Time Team Assistant at Central LHIN's Newmarket site***


     What will you do?

    • Provide administrative support services to Care Coordinators
    • Process new referrals, and orders for services, supplies and equipment
    • Process and assist in managing confidential patient records
    • Enter, update and maintain a high volume of patient data in the electronic database
    • Answer a high volume of telephone inquiries from patients, families and service providers, and refer callers as appropriate
    • Provide back-up support to other positions, as required



    What must you have?

    • A Grade 12 diploma plus a community college business/office administration or medical diploma
    • 2+ years’ related office experience
    • Accurate keyboarding/data-entry skills
    • Proficiency with database software, MS Word and Excel
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Advanced multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet performance and service goals
    • Very good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team and interact tactfully and sensitively with patients from wide-ranging cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills



     What would give you the edge?

    • Familiarity with medical terminology, and office administrative procedures/concepts
    • Knowledge of LHIN services
    • Ability to speak French or another second language



     Who we are


    Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.


    The Central LHIN is responsible for planning, funding and integrating health services as well as delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers such as hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers, and community support services.




    All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.


    We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.


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