Job Announcement

Medical Administrative Assistant

The Iqaluit Dental Clinic is looking for a Medical Administrative Assistant for a permanent position. Our clinic offers general dentistry, emergency services and customized care (cosmetic, preventative, restorative) based on the individual needs and conditions of our patients. Interested applicants must hold a relevant college degree and should have relevant experience in a health service.

Qualifications for the job

  • High level of autonomy and cultural sensitivity
  • Native English level / Knowledge of French and/or Inuktitut are an asset
  • Relevant diploma (college degree is a minimum)
  • Proven administrative experience in a similar environment
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office – Word and Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work within a highly effective medical team
  • Comfortable with learning new software & technologies

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Schedule and confirm medical appointments with patients
  • Receive and communicate correspondence and messages for medical staff and patients
  • Pre-Interview of patients in order to complete registration, forms and case histories, including insurance and other claims forms
  • Prepare and protect confidential medical files and records, including electronically based medical report
  • Schedule meetings, prepare draft reports and agendas and take, transcribe and distribute reports to all related parties
  • Prepare financial statements and records and invoicing, prepare documents for review
  • Establish and maintain various internal office administrative support procedures such as document tracking and filing and monthly reporting
  • Order supplies/equipment and maintain inventory of such
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Supervise and train other staff in the clinic’s procedures

Job Type: Full-time

Job location: 621, Queen Elizabeth, Iqaluit, Nunavut

Wage: 61.000 annually or as per experience. Annual raises and bonuses to be determined as per performance and profitability.

Benefits: Vacation 10 days/year, dental insurance. All benefits/standards required by the local and territorial authorities (statutory holidays, etc).

Required language: English

Interested applicants must send their resume to iqaluitdental@gmail.com. Please note that we will only contact the candidates who are selected for the next steps of the qualification process. We thank you for your understanding.