Clinical Secretary – Cancer Centre – Radiation Treatment


Grand River Regional Cancer Centre


Job Summary:

The primary role will be registering and checking patients in Cerner.. They will also support clerical processes in the radiation treatment program including assisting with booking radiation treatment appointments and treatment planning appointments, processing orders from the radiation clinic, the prostate follow up clinic and outpatient clinic appointments. The position requires the successful applicant to co-ordinate patient appointments from the out-patient clinic, radiation treatment, systemic treatment and radiation planning visits.

They will be performing this whilst liaising with Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, RN’s, Clinical Secretaries and Clinic Assistants. Whilst performing these duties they will be expected to handle a high volume of phone calls a day and multiple interruptions.As a member of team 2B in the oncology program the team supports both radiation therapy and main registration for cross coverage. Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.



·Health office administration certificate or diploma from a post-secondary institution preferred

·Mandatory 2 years experience processing physician orders, and scheduling patients.

·Experience working in a clinic or physician office is preferred.

·Oncology experience is preferred

·Superior computer, word processing, graphics & database development skills using MS Office preferred; Cerner experience preferred

·Excellent oral (including telephone) and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with physicians, nurses and staff regarding care plan for the patient

·Organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple requests and to prioritize and thrive in a highly busy and interruptive environment

·Ability to comprehend and interpret complex physician orders and direction

·Knowledge related to maintaining confidentiality (Privacy and Confidentiality Policy & Release of Information Policy)

·High level of accuracy and attention to detail and self-monitoring of quality

·Must be able to work independently and be able to take direction from other staff members and demonstrated dependability to follow through on requests

·Ability to establish positive relationships with other healthcare professionals and contribute to the development of an environment conducive to safe patient care.

·Good attendance record

Type of Job

Part time


7.5 Hour Shifts- Monday to Friday, Days



Please include a resume with your application in order to ensure that your qualifications are appropriately considered in the hiring process.

Grand River Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful, accessible and inclusive workplace for all employees, free from violence and harassment.

Upon individual request, the hospital will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview, or selection processes, please contact the Recruitment Specialist for assistance.


Job Posting Link

Grand River Regional Cancer Centrewebsite

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