Vancouver Coastal Health

Administrative Associate

Job Description

Job Title: Administrative Associate
Work Site: Direct Long Term Care Administration, Minoru Residence - Richmond, BC


Start Date:



Temporary Full Time

As soon as possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 129111-kch


Come work as an Administrative Associate with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Administrative Associate to join the Direct Long Term Care Administration team in Richmond, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As an Administrative Associate you will:

  • Provide confidential analytical administrative and systems support that assists the Manager and team members in the achievement of effective strategic and operational plans.
  • Creates various technical and non-technical documents, communications and reports.
  • Collect/compile statistical information/data.
  • Triage information of a sensitive and confidential nature and coordinate the flow of information.
  • Prepare and implement administrative protocols for methods of operations.
  • Work independently and communicate with internal and external stakeholders/customers in a manner that promotes positive and respectful relationships.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized diploma program in business administration or related field plus three (3) years of administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Must have advanced word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, desktop publishing, and database software skills and the ability to type a minimum of 60 w.p.m.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Exercises considerable judgment, tact and discretion in preparing, disclosing and handling information of a confidential and/or sensitive nature.
  • Liaises in a professional and courteous manner with managers, staff and the public to gather and disseminate information.
  • Communicates in a compelling, clear and understandable manner (both verbally and in writing) in order to represent the Director’s interests.
  • Applies excellent time management skills to prioritize and complete assignments in a manner that optimizes departmental effectiveness and contributes to organizational success.
  • Practices care and thoroughness when maintaining, monitoring, calculating and summarizing data and records information.
  • Collaborates with peers to ensure administrative systems and processes are consistently followed and monitored for effectiveness and that gaps are addressed and resolved when identified.
  • Employs expertise in the use of desktop computer applications to create a variety of documents and presentations.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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