Team Assistant – Markham ON

  • Company:
    Ontario's LHINs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    18 hours ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

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 forTwo (2)Regular Full-Time Team Assistant at Central LHIN”s Newmarket site***What will you do?Provide administrative support services to Care CoordinatorsProcess new referrals, and orders for services, supplies and equipmentProcess and assist in managing confidential patient recordsEnter, update and maintain a high volume of patient data in the electronic databaseAnswer a high volume of telephone inquiries from patients, families and service providers, and refer callers as appropriateProvide back-up support to other positions, as requiredWhat must you have?A Grade 12 diploma plus a community college business/office administration or medical diploma2+years’ related office experienceAccurate keyboarding/data-entry skillsProficiency with database software, MS Word and ExcelExcellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervisionAdvanced multi-tasking skills, with the ability to meet performance and service goalsVery 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 backgroundsExcellent oral and written communication skillsWhat would give you the edge?Familiarity with medical terminology, and office administrative procedures/conceptsKnowledge of LHIN servicesAbility to speak French or another second languageWho we areLocal 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 1.8million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. This includes over $2billion in funding to more than 90health 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.Central LHIN is committed to providing suppor to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Candidates requiring accommodation should advise Human Resources. Support will be provided in accordance with the applicant”s needs and in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.