Clerical Assistant II – Parenteral Nutrition; Home Parenteral Nutrition Program #2

JOB POSTING # 847045

Position: Clerical Assistant II
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: : Parenteral Nutrition; Home Parenteral Nutrition Program
Scale/Grade: A0 04
Salary Range: $18.60 to $23.25 per Hour
Hours: 7.5 Hours/Week; Tuesday Days

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At University Health Network (UHN), PN (Parenteral Nutrition) is a means of providing nutritional requirements through the venous system when the gastro intestinal tract is non-functional or not adequately functional to support acceptable nutrition status. PN is managed by a multidisciplinary team including a physician, dietitian, pharmacist, and nurse.

As a member of the Parenteral Nutrition (PN) and Home PN Program Team, the responsibilities of the CLERICAL ASSISTANT II utilizes judgment and/ or decision-making in the provision of support service required for the Home Parenteral Nutrition Program including: performing moderately complex clerical, using office equipment to scan and categorize patient information, providing support with the maintenance of electronic and paper information filing/ retrieval methods, systems and/ or formats, performing reception activities, registering new patients to the clinic, payroll and performing additional clerical functions, as assigned.


  • Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent, health related undergraduate experience preferred
  • Six (6) months recent related experience – experience working in a health care environment
  • Computer proficiency
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent telephone, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Ability to produce work in accordance with Hospital standards
  • Ability to use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
  • Ability to produce work that is accurate and reliable
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Problem solving skills with good decision making
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred

POSTED DATE: October 8, 2020 CLOSING DATE: October 15, 2020

Only hospital employees, who have successfully completed their probationary period, have maintained satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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