Administrative Assistant

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Competition No.:
Permanent Full Time – 37.5 hrs/wk


Division of Cardiology (Associates in Cardiology) 




Heart Institute 

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Salary Range

Commensurate with experience 

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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

Accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process relating to any specialty requirements. Applicants should make their needs known in advance.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resumes and a short letter of interest electronically to: