Medical Office Assistant – St. Paul Medical Clinic – 0.5 FTE

About The Lakeland Region

The Lakeland region of Northern Alberta is approximately 3 hours northeast of Edmonton, north of the North Saskatchewan River and at the southern edge of the great boreal forest. The area, famous among Albertans for its many healthy lakes, includes the communities of Elk Point, Lac La Biche, Smoky Lake, and St. Paul, among others.

About The Lakeland PCN

The Lakeland Primary Care Network is a growing not-for-profit corporation serving fourteen communities in northeast Alberta, delivering programs and services to enhance the delivery of primary health care. Our teams of nurses, social workers, dietitian, kinesiologist, and physicians work together to provide excellent care for patients and their families.

This position is with St. Paul Medical Clinic FTE: 0.5
Status: Permanent Hours per Week: 18.75
Hours per Shift:  Reference ID: MOAP230823
Primary Location: St. Paul, AB
Position Summary

The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) position will serve patients of the medical clinic by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately. The primary goal of a Medical Office Assistant is to enhance the patient’s care experience, improve clinical outcomes and quality of life.

What you will do...
  • Answer, screen and forward any incoming phone call while providing basic information when needed.
  • Take and relay messages appropriately
  • Maintain security by following procedures and controlling access
  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, faxing etc
  • Booking patients, scanning in files, monitoring incoming faxes etc. Update patient information as necessary
  • Doing pre-visit prep work such as preparing routine lab questionnaires and consults, gathering vital signs, BMI, blood pressure etc
  • Update medication lists, patient history and problem lists etc
  • Book follow-up appointments
  • Complete various lab tests such as urine dip, pregnancy tests etc
  • Completing referrals as necessary
  • Complete requisitions for pre-visit blood work etc
  • Ensure samples are labeled correctly and transport to lab
  • Prepare exam room with appropriate equipment
  • Clean exam rooms using approved cleaning supplies
  • Stock exam rooms
  • Clean and sterilize materials/instruments following universal precautions
  • Check inventory and order medical supplies and materials
  • Follow clinic guidelines, protocols and participate in review process
  • Participate in team meetings as needed
  • Promote healthy lifestyle choices
What you need to succeed...
  • Certified Medical Office Assistant (preferred)
  • High School Diploma
  • Microsoft Office Suite programs
Application Instructions

Application Deadline:  5:00 pm on September 1, 2023

  • Please email your resume, cover letter, and professional references to
  • Please include the Reference ID in the subject line of the email

The Lakeland PCN thanks you for your interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position will remain open until filled.