Family Medicine Assistant

Hospital Toronto St Josephs Health Centre Toronto

Family Medicine Centre and Urban Family Health Team

Part Time Temporary
8am – 4pm Monday to Friday or as per departmental needs
Salary: $23.69 - $24.869 per hour

Part Time Temporary (until Approx. July 2, 2020)

Location: Family Medicine Centre (30 the Queensway site)/ Urban Family Health Team (27 Roncesvalles Avenue site)

Position Profile
The Family Medicine Centre/Urban Family Health Team attendant supports the family physicians, nurse
practitioner and all our interprofessional and administrative team members in providing comprehensive and safe primary care services to our patients and their families. She/he will be responsible for preparing patient exam rooms, portering lab results, instruments, ordering medical supplies, disseminating patient education materials, and assists/ provides simple instructions to patients as needed. She/he participates in educational and quality improvement initiatives as well as in providing administrative support, to support patients flow/responsiveness, as required.

Qualifications include:
1.Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.
2.Current Personal Support Worker Certificate from a Community College or an Accredited PSW
Education Program.
3.Current certification in Basic Life Support, Basic Rescue Level C, or Heartsaver Plus issued by
4.Computer skills including: email and internet, data entry, and system navigation (EMR) required.
5.Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and communicates fluently and
6.Effectively in the English language, both verbal and written skills.
7.Ability to set priorities and work under close or minimum supervision.
8.Ability to follow specific directions - For example; tray cleaning and wrapping and preparation.
9.Able to carry out detailed processes in a complex, fast-paced work environment.
10.Ability to perform FULL range of duties in this position including specific types of patient care as directed within the list approved for the category and by the Regulated Health Professions Act
11.Ability to provide patient observation, portering and transportation services for patients and supplies.
12.Knowledge of basic supply processing and distribution functions preferred.
13.Knowledge/experience in primary care/community based setting an asset.
14.Satisfactory attendance record.

How To Apply

If you are interested and qualified for this position, we invite you to send us your resume by one of the following methods.

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  • In support of persons’ with disabilities, St. Joseph’s Health Centre asks that job applicants with disabilities who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if contacted for an interview/testing, so that a suitable accommodation can be arranged. (In compliance with AODA, 2005, Integrated Accessibility Standards 2011, Employment Standards). If you require assistance in completing a job application due to a disability please contact Human Resources directly at 416-530-6460.

    Current St. Joseph’s Health Centre employees who wish to apply for the above position must submit an electronic transfer request to Human Resources.

    Electronic transfer requests can be submitted internally by choosing the position from this link, clicking "APPLY NOW", and completing the form. To access the Electronic Transfer Request system from outside the Health Centre, please click on the "For Staff" section of this site, found in the top right corner, and log-in to Access SJNet. Postings are located under the Human Resources Section of SJNet.

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