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Job Details

Medical Administrative Assistant

Employer

Westmount Dental Centre

Date Posted

July 10, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 09, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Westmount Dental Centre

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Tasks

  • Coordinate the flow of information
  • Interview patients to obtain case histories
  • Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Train staff in procedures and in use of current software
  • Complete insurance and other claim forms
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Initiate and maintain confidential medical files and records
  • Perform data entry
  • Provide customer service

Supervision

3-4 people

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Word
  • Electronic mail
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook

Transportation/travel information

Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

Dental plan

Financial benefits

Night shift premium

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

Support for newcomers and refugees

Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Support for youths

  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for mature workers

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for mature workers

Supports for visible minorities

Applies hiring policies that discourage discrimination against members of visible minorities (for example: anonymizing the hiring process, etc.)


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Medical Administrative Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Medical Secretaries
SOCIAL

Interest in speaking with people to schedule and confirm medical appointments, to receive and communicate messages for medical staff and patients, and to interview patients

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating computers and other office equipment; may train other staff in procedures and in use of current software

directive

Interest in compiling information to complete documents, case histories and insurance and other claim forms, to maintain confidential medical files and records, and to order supplies and maintain inventory; may supervise other staff

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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