Clerical Associate, Inpatient Surgery

Hospital Cambridge Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Clerical Associate, Inpatient Surgery

Posted Date12 hours ago(10/15/2020 4:11 PM)
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Full Time
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Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a thriving community hospital that proudly provides acute care services including: Emergency, Surgery, Medicine, Women’s and Children’s Health, Intensive Care, Mental Health, and Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people. Our dedicated and skilled staff are passionate about providing outstanding patient-centred care, and an exceptional patient experience to residents of the Waterloo Region and beyond.

Join CMH as it leads in innovation and compassion!  With a beautiful and caring community like no other, you are not just expanding our career; you are enhancing your life!  To learn more about CMH, please visit our website at

Job Description

Position Summary:

As a key member of our Inpatient Surgery Department, the successful incumbent will support a variety of stakeholders including nurses and physicians. This role is responsible for a broad range of clerical functions including order entry into Meditech, arranging transportation for patients, managing telephone calls, record keeping, photocopying and faxing.  The Clerical Associate must maintain strict confidentiality of all patient information in accordance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).


This is position will work rotating shifts - days, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays.  This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. 


Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Medical Office Administration program certificate required
  • Medical Terminology certificate required
  • Current experience in a health care environment preferred
  • Two (2) years of current administrative support required
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) required
  • Excellent keyboarding skills and Microsoft office experience (Word, Excel) required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills essential
  • Previous experience with Meditech system modules including order entry, and admissions preferred
  • Previous recent experience in a health care environment preferred

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


The successful external applicant is required to provide the applicable criminal record check, as requested by Human Resources, in accordance with federal and provincial legislation. Valid criminal record checks are in original format and dated with two months from date of conditional offer from CMH.


Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace.  All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process.  Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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