Vancouver Coastal Health

Adult & Older Adult Program Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Adult & Older Adult Program Assistant
Work Site: Vancouver Community - 520 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $19.72 - $21.78 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700, with casual shifts as required.
Reference#: 129165-cye

 

Come work as a Program Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health!

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Program Assistant to join the Vancouver Community team. Apply today to join our team! As the Adult & Older Adult Program Assistant you will provide clerical and program support for the program services and staff.

 

WHO WE ARE:


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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, supplemented by standard commercial and related computer courses, plus two years recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Proven/accurate data entry/keyboarding/word processing skills, including layout and organization of documents and demonstrated ability to create and work with spreadsheets, utilizing a variety of software applications.
  • Working knowledge and/or willingness to learn the program specific computer system.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and some independent judgement in carrying out duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, to multi-task, to work independently with minimal direction, to problem solve, to take initiative, to anticipate potential problems/conflicts and take appropriate actions, to organize and prioritize work and to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish/maintain satisfactory work relationships with public, volunteers and other employees, to deal tactfully/effectively with co-workers, public, elderly/confused/demanding clients and staff from other agencies, to maintain confidentiality and to communicate effectively both verbally (via phone and in person) and in writing.
  • Must be able to work within a team environment and to adapt to constant changes.
  • Must demonstrate good attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to be flexible.

 

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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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