Trillium Health Partners

Unit Coordination Assistant - 2J Cardiovascular Unit (CVU)

System ID
Job Type
Part Time
Mississauga Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description


Position: Unit Coordination Assistant 

Dept/Program: 2J CVU - Cardiac Health Program

Position ID:  2023-31346

Role Level: Admin Clerical AC03 $21.86 to $27.29

Site: Mississauga Hospital

Status: Part Time (1)

Shift: 0800 - 2000 Every other weekend; 0730-1730 or 1100 -2100 weekdays

Posted: January 24, 2023

Internal Deadline: January 31, 2023


Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital, the Queensway Health Centre, and the Reactivation Center at Humber. Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission:     A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

Our Values:      Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals:        Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers:   People, Education, Innovation, Research


Position Summary:


The (Inpatient) Unit Coordination Assistant (UCA) provides clerical support for patient adminstrative services; information management; unit reception; ensures the clerical administration and operation of the unit; and performs other duties consistent with the job classification as required.


Job Description:


Patient Administrative Services

  • Liaises with internal departments and external healthcare facilities to book/cancel tests, appointments, internal patient transfer, external patient transport/escort, etc, as required.
  • Transcribes and enters physician orders including medication, lab and imaging orders into appropriate system.
  • Enters data including appointment requests, menu/diet requests, patient transfer and discharge documentation.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel of patient movement, test results, appointments and other patient information in a timely and accurate manner.

Information Management

  • Prepares and updates patient charts with lab reports, test results and other pertinent information. Scans and copies chart, pharmacy orders and other information as required.
  • Ensures patient charts are sent to Health Records with all accurate and required patient information.
  • Updates WHIMS/MDS binders/information sheets as required.
  • Greets visitors and staff, directing them to appropriate personnel and/or destination/room providing assistance as required.
  • Greets and admits patients to the unit. May also perform unit patient registration function, confirming/validating patient demographic, insurance (including OHIP) and other required information as appropriate.
  • Explains hospital policy and procedures to patients, visitors and staff as necessary (including infection prevention and control).
  • Answers the telephone and/or intercom, responding to enquiries within scope of authority, or, directing to most appropriate person.
  • Takes, prioritizes and relays messages for unit staff and/or patients. Locates unit staff, pages healthcare professionals as required.
  • Open, sort and distribute incoming mail and other materials.

Ensures efficient clerical administration and operation of the unit within scope of authority

  • Enters and maintains payroll records (include sick and vacation requests).
  • Creates the monthly UCA master schedule. May collaborate with others in the development of the monthly unit’s master schedule (including RN, Allied Health and other professionals).
  • Assists with sick replacement and vacation back fill as required.
  • Updates department "fan-out" list as required.
  • Requisitions and maintains office/medical supplies; counts and labels inventory as required. May be required to stock unit carts and/or supply areas.
  • Ensures equipment and furniture are operational. Prepares work order requests for preventative and restorative maintenance/repair as required.
  • Contacts environmental services for cleaning of equipment and/or unit as required.
  • Processes routine financial transactions including unit supply/inventory purchase and charges for services/items not covered by patient's healthcare plan.
  • Reviews and reconciles invoices.
  • Compiles statistical data to generate and prepare standardized reports on a monthly basis.

Performs cross-functional, and/or, other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

Works in compliance of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contravention’s of the Act, in a timely manner.


THP is committed to internal talent, and therefore priority will be given to internal applicants.

  • Completion of high school or recognized equivalent is required.
  • Completion of a Medical Terminology course is required.


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Candidates are selected on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications.

Where these factors are relatively equal seniority shall govern providing the successful applicant.


 Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) is an equal opportunity employer who values the importance of antiracism work and is committed to integrating antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion best practices throughout THP operations, policies and culture. Therefore, we ask that even if you do not see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on this posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We encourage all applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk/Inuit person to consider this opportunity.


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.



We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.





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