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Receptionist/Clerical Staff, Northumberland Family Health Team

Cobourg, Ontario
Deadline October 7, 2011

Exciting opportunities are now available for 2 Receptionist/Clerical Staff to provide reception service and administrative/clerical support services to the newly established Northumberland Family Health Team in Cobourg. This is a full-time position requiring excellent communication, computer and time management skills. Attention to providing exceptional customer service skills and client focus is essential.

This important role requires a team player who is well organized and thrives in a fast paced, dynamic work environment. You will have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision. This position requires the ability to perform a full range of duties and responsibilities including: administrative support, support to integrated health professionals, first point of contact for telephone calls and walk in visitors, scheduling patient appointments, managing patient records using EMR, placing patients in counselling/exam rooms.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 3-5 years clerical experience in a family practice environment with an understanding of Electronic Medical Record systems. A minimum of Grade 12 Education is required and a post secondary diploma or degree in office or business administration would be an asset.
Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume no later than October 7, 2011 to Tracy West at

The Northumberland Family Health Team thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Once fully operational the Northumberland Family Health Team will include 21 family physicians, and 14 integrated health professionals who are committed to working together collaboratively to provide comprehensive, accessible, coordinated family health care to their rostered patients. As a collaborative team practice, Family Health Teams emphasize health promotion and improved management of chronic disease through both treatment and monitoring, as well as supporting their patients in improving self-management skills.