DEPARTMENT: MEDICAL IMAGING & CARDIOLOGY
POSITION LOCATION: OWEN SOUND
UNION AFFILIATION: OPSEU – CLERICAL
STATUS: FULL-TIME
WAGE RATE: $24.526 – $26.436
CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 22, 2024

Reporting to the Managers, Medical Imaging/Cardiology, this position supports the work of the Medical Imaging and Cardiology Departments. In addition to performing regular duties of their classification, the clinical secretary requires excellent communication skills, knowledge of medical radiation terminology and accuracy in data collection and entry. They will ensure that work output meets accepted standards, provide clerical guidance to staff; assist and co-ordinate the ordering of materials and supplies; and routinely follow up on customer complaints. This position is also required to be available for all shifts within the Medical Imaging and Cardiology departments. Communications will be required with physicians, patients, hospital staff and external agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Secondary School Diploma with relevant administrative/secretarial experience, or post-secondary business/office administration education diploma
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Medical Terminology – to be tested
  • Typing  45 wpm ~ to be tested
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) ~ to be tested
  • Ability to understand written and verbal instruction; to multi-task effectively with a patient-service focus
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to organize, monitor, and adjust the daily workload of busy Medical Imaging and Cardiology Departments
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability and willingness to ensure patient safety (Ex. following routine practices and practicing diligent hand washing, reporting adverse events, etc.)
  • Ability to liaise with the Manager, Charge Technologists, Radiologists and IT
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance record
  • Adherence to Brightshores ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at Brightshores through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Preferred

  • Familiarity with preparations for clinical procedures
  • An in-depth knowledge of Medical Imaging and Cardiology processes and clerical procedures in order to assist with training and orientation new staff
  • Experience interpreting physician order documentation
  • Knowledgeable of hospital information systems (Cerner, PowerChart, record tracking)
  • Familiarity with Medical Imaging registration and check-in process
  • Ability to transcribe using Power Scribe

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