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Administrative Assistant – Medical

Job Information
Author optometryjobs
Date March 25, 2020
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Newton Optometry Clinic
Salary 23.85 - Per Hour
Location Surrey, BC
Category Admin / Office
Contact Information


Newton Optometry Clinic

Position Title

Administrative Assistant – Medical


201 – 7327 137 Street Surrey, BC V3W 1A4


$23.85/hour for 40 hours a week plus extended medical insurance/benefit

Start Date

As soon as possible

Number of openings


Job Description

  • Answer telephone to schedule and confirm eye exam appointments, and answer any patient queries
  • Schedule Ophthalmologists appointments and referrals
  • Complete health insurances and other third-party billing claims
  • Schedule and confirm appointments and meetings of management team
  • Open and distribute incoming regular mail and e-mails and other materials to co-ordinate the flow of information within the office and clinic
  • Interview patients in order to complete forms, documents and case histories and provide further information regarding cost of treatments and offering payment plans
  • Order supplies and maintain inventory
  • Conduct preliminary vision tests prior to the eye examination
  • Maintain manual and computerized confidential files of the patients
  • Compile date and keep record of the information provided by the clients
  • Provide back-up assistance to Manager as needed in administrative duties and projects as required
  • Understand the office policies and procedures for performing the duties appropriately

Terms of Employment

  • Full time, Part time, Permanent

Skill Requirements

  • Organized, Leadership, Problem solver, Ability to work in a dynamic and busy environment
  • Excellent communication skills




Completion of high school

6 months to 1 year of experience of working in an administrative set-up is required
Relevant education completion for secretaries or medical secretaries is required

How to Apply:
By Email:

By Mail: 201 – 7327 137 Street Surrey, BC V3W 1A4

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