Administrative assistant salary hourly: $27.33 - $34.58 an hour at Yukon Hospital Corporation Whitehorse, YT

Medical Imaging

Whitehorse General Hospital

Competition No.:

Closing Date:
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

L03/PSAC Bargainging Unit

Administrative Assistant Salary Pay Rate:
$27.33 to $34.58

Employment Status:
Regular Full Time

Monthly/weekly hours:
75 hours bi-weekly

Administrative Assistant day Start Date:
Monday, June 7, 2021

What is an administrative assistant

Reporting to the Medical Imaging Manager, at Whitehorse General Hospital, the incumbent provides administrative services and co-ordinates clinical procedures which include: being the initial contact for patients and visitors, maintaining computerized scheduling of appointments; creating, updating and maintaining electronic medical records and interacting with a variety of medical professionals. Supports the on-going quality assurance program; and other related duties.

Administrative assistant Knowledge and administrative assistant skills required:

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in medical office procedures
  • Knowledge of computerized scheduling, HIS and RIS; excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (anatomy, physiology and pathology)
  • Knowledge of medical imaging exams and preparations
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations
  • Ability to recognize and respond to a change in patient condition
  • Ability to multitask in a busy office setting (multidisciplinary department)
  • Ability to deal with situations in a professional manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with colleagues, peers, patients and families
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, adapt to workload variances and resolve work related problems
  • Ability to keep current with changes and aid in implementation of accepted change
  • Ability to train and orientate other health care professionals
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Reliability, self-motivation and ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Cross-cultural awareness

The successful candidate will have a Medical Terminology certificate, 1 to 2 years Medical Office experience, certification in CPR (or ability to become certified). A Medical Office Assistant Certificate, experience in a Medical Imaging department and knowledge of Picture Archiving Communication System/digital environment would all be considered assets for this position.

Quoting competition #2021-314, email your administrative assistant resume by 4:00 pm on June 9, 2021 to

Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve. When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application. Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have. All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203.

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status (Permanent Resident), Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

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