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Job Details

Medical Office Assistant

Employer

Shifa Medical Clinic

Date Posted

June 03, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $18.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 03, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Shifa Medical Clinic

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Private sector
  • Urban area
  • Health care institution, facility or clinic

Tasks

  • Greet people and direct them to contacts or service areas
  • Provide basic information to clients and the public
  • Obtain and process information required to provide customer service
  • Operate switchboard or telephone system
  • Record and relay information
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Perform clerical duties, such as filing and sorting and distributing mail
  • Answer telephone and relay telephone calls and messages
  • Calculate billing charges

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Electronic medical records
  • Switchboard 1-25 lines
  • Electronic scheduler
  • Word processing software
  • Database software
  • Presentation software
  • Electronic mail
  • Spreadsheet
  • MS Windows

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Child Abuse Registry check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Public transportation is available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Time management
  • Maturity

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Team building opportunities

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

Interest Codes

Receptionists
SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to greet people and provide information in person and by phone

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to schedule appointments for employers; may perform clerical duties such as filing, and collecting and distributing mail and messages; may maintain security access lists

directive

Interest in handling equipment such as telephones and computers; and in directing clients and customers to appropriate contacts and services; and may maintain front desk security

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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