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Medical Secretary

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Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre

Medical Secretary
Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre (BQWCHC)
Full Time Contract

Job Summary: The Medical Secretary provides administrative support to the centre. The position also provides support to front-line reception staff. She/he coordinates and maintains appointments, chart management, third party billing systems and provides clerical, administrative support and reception functions.

Accountability: Day to day accountability is to the Clinical Manager; Director of Programs and Services collaborates in performance and planning activities

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Clinical administrative support including correspondence management; schedule management for a busy primary care practice; and manage and maintain orderly incoming/outgoing referrals and clinical documentation
  • Greet clients by telephone and in person and assist clients in addressing their enquiries
  • Maintains clinical supply inventory
  • Conduct third party billing
  • Facilitate management of incoming/outgoing organizational mail
  • Conduct scanning and file management


  • Secondary School Graduation diploma
  • Completion of Medical Secretary Certificate and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum two years office experience in a health care setting 
  • Proficiency in typing and in use of computers with various software applications and general office equipment 
  • Creative problem solving, system navigation skills and client advocacy skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (verbal and written) 
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently, both independently and as part of a team
  • Computer skills and a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle (travel within Quinte) are required
  • Able to contribute to the overall interprofessional model within the centre with solutions-focused perspectives

How to Apply

To apply for this opportunity please forward your resume and cover letter electronically to

By Thursday May 31st 2018 at 5pm. Within the subject line of your email, please indicate the position title for which you are applying. BQWCHC is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please call 613-962-0000 x 231 or email For more information visit our website at We thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.