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Job Details

Medical Secretary



Date Posted

July 19, 2021


  • Location Work from home
  • Earnings $15.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 15 to 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 10  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 02, 2021
Job Requirements






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

Medical Transcriptionist Specific Skills

  • Proofread to ensure accuracy
  • Transcribe recorded dictation in accordance with established formats or written documentation from medical reports, correspondence, health records and patient information


2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Reports and records
  • Protocol
  • Consulting

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • Dictaphone
  • Electronic mail
  • MS Outlook

Work Setting

Private agency

Specialization in Clinical Medicine

Diagnostic radiology

Specific Skills

Enter and format electronically based medical reports and correspondence and prepare spreadsheets and documents for review

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Office equipment and supplies
  • Computer
  • Internet access

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Large caseload
  • Tight deadlines

Photographic Experience


Area of Practice - Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Teleworking Information

Work from home

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Aug 02, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Medical Secretary is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Medical Secretaries

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


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


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 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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