Rita is an administrative assistant within CDI. She began her career in healthcare at the Belfast City Cancer Centre, where she developed a passion for supporting vulnerable patients. She then started working as a private practice’s coordinator within orthopedic surgery. She relocated back to Toronto and began working at the Hospital for Sick Children as the Chief of Psychiatry’s Executive Assistant.
Rita has worked as an administrative assistant to various radiation oncologists in the Radiation Medicine Program since she first joined The University Health Network more than ten years ago. During that time, she has been a crucial link between patients, physicians, and several clinics.
Rita joined the CDI team in January 2022 and contributes to several projects, including eImbrase and Digital Triage, using her expertise in clinical practice and patient experience. She handles payroll, organizes events and meetings, and facilitates the onboarding of new team members at CDI.