Secretary needed at Hamilton Health Sciences Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – Apply now

Apr 24
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The Medical Secretary will be responsible for providing support to a number of Rehabilitation Physicians. The physicians are members of the medical school faculty, and have clinical, teaching and research responsibilities. The Medical Secretary will manage outpatient appointments as well as a variety of secretarial duties supporting the Rehabilitation Program

  • Graduate of community college secretarial or office administration diploma (preferable Medical) or 3 years equivalent experience.
  • Medical terminology
  • Proven proficiency in Windows 95, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Meditech, Dictation
  • Minimum 60 wpm typing speed
  • Working knowledge of all office systems
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in response to continually changing work demands
  • Ability to meet task deadlines and work well under pressure and with constant interruptions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills within a professional environment
  • Professionalism in dealing with difficult and verbally aggressive clients
  • Ability to appreciate the confidential nature of the position
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Able to learn to use billing software
  • Commitment to on-going learning and education

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services



Primary Location


This position will be located at

Juravinski Hospital


CC, Seniors, Palliative & MSK


Casual Job

Hours per week


Number of Openings


Union Code

CUPE 7800

Minimum Salary


Maximum Salary


Post Date

May 30, 2023, 12:00:00 AM

Jun 5, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Unit Summary

The rehabilitation services program at the Juravinski campus includes both inpatient and outpatient services. Outpatient services are located on M-1 floor. and inpatient services are located on the M-2 and M-3 floors. The rehabilitation services program serves patients with a spectrum of diagnoses including fractured joints, join replacement as well as individuals who require cancer rehabilitation.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days


Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Operations at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement

Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement

Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement

Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement

Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement

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