Administrative Assistant

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Competition No.:


Division of Cardiology (Associates in Cardiology) 




Heart Institute 

# of vacancies

Start Date

August 2013 

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience 

Union Group



Permanent Full Time – 37.5 hrs/wk  

To provide administrative and secretarial support to two cardiologists in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

Basic Requirements:

  • Diploma in Office Administration OR other combination of education and experience, along with demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position
  • Minimum 2  years of previous administrative experience in a healthcare setting
  • Typing to 45 wpm, dicta typing skills, dictaphone
  • Working knowledge of computers, including MS Office, electronic mail, and, ideally, clinical information systems


  • Excellent interpersonal , oral and written communications skills
  • Able  to work independently with a high degree of organization and attention to detail
  • Able to take initiative, to meet deadlines, be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior problem-solving and decision-making skills
  •  Highly reliable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the organization and  function of acute care/clinical office settings
  •  Advanced medical terminology
  • Spoken and written French is an asset

Please confirm interest in part-time work and e-mail CV's to or by using the link below.