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Medical Office Assistant

Fraser Health is growing, the kind of growth you want to be a part of as you maximize the opportunity to enhance and expand your skills. We are the largest and fastest growing Health Authority in Canada. Over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and 6,500 volunteers provide a wide range of integrated health care services to over 1.6 million people living in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.

We hire great people for great jobs. We are looking for a Medical Office Assistant to provide support within our busy Agassiz Community Health Centre. We need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service. Your enthusiasm will assist you when connecting with the public as you greet patients, answer main phone lines, and direct as necessary.

Position Highlights

Bring your resourcefulness and effective organizational skills to a role where you can really make a difference! As a Medical Office Assistant you are a member of Primary Health Care team providing reception and clerical services in a clinical office environment.

Your specific duties will include:
    •Answering phones, directing calls, greeting patients.
    •Scheduling appointments, arranging for patient referral to specialists and for special tests
    •Performing data entry for the purposes of patient registrations, MSP billing information for Teleplan System. •Prepares examination and treatment rooms for patient visit, including cleaning and setting up of equipment. •Assists Physician/Nurse Practitioner with clinic procedures. •Clean and package small surgical/procedure instruments.

We are looking for a bright, pleasant person with an eye for detail. You are able to juggle numerous tasks in a busy environment and conduct business in a professional manner. You like helping people and you display exceptional communication skills.

You will take a conscientious, hands-on approach to deliver high quality and precise work. A methodical approach is essential, to complete routine day to day tasks, and manage changing calendars, priorities, and timelines. You will carry a high level of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality.

As the successful candidate, you have completed Grade 12 and a Certificate from a Medical Office Assistant program plus one year of recent related experience. You type 40wpm and have knowledge of medical terminology. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.

This regular full time position is based at our Agassiz Community Health Centre office located in Agassiz, British Columbia.

Valued Benefits

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of providers in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Are you ready to work with an experienced and dedicated team and join our commitment to provide quality care to our patients and clients? We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as an outstanding place to work!