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 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.