Secretary 1 – Laboratory (Full-time Permanent)

Kenora, ON


Competition Number 


Job Type

Full-time Permanent


Monday to Friday Days

Subject to change depending on operational requirements






$50,289.05 to $52,279.20 annually

As per CUPE LOCAL 822 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Monday, October 4, 2021



The Secretary 1 in the Laboratory department is responsible for various receptionist/administrative functions that support the professional lab staff and external stakeholders. Duties will include medical transcription, maintenance and distribution of various lab reports, referrals, and administrative functions relating to pathology specimens.


This exciting opportunity includes working alongside the Pathologist directly in the lab. This position is well suited for an experienced medical administrative professional looking for a new challenge and to enhance their skillset.



  • Medical Secretary Certificate from recognized training institution or equivalent in work experience and continuing education
  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently transcribe medical dictation
  • Keyboarding skills – minimum of 50 WPM
  • Knowledge of general office practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints
  • Reliable attendance record


Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861



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