Vancouver Coastal Health

Program Assistant - Adult Day Centre

Job Description

Job Title: Program Assistant - Adult Day Centre
Work Site: West Vancouver Adult Day Centre - West Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Part Time (0.50 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $19.72 - $21.78 per hour


Days off: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 131217-eag


Come work as a Program Assistant in West Vancouver, BC with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Program Assistant to join the team at the West Vancouver Adult Day Centre. Apply today to join our team!


As a Program Assistant at the Adult Day Centre you will:

  • Answer telephone inquiries, take messages or direct callers to the appropriate person.
  • Greet and check in clients and confirm client appointments.
  • Word process a variety of material such as correspondence and progress reports utilizing word processing or spreadsheet software.
  • Enter client information into database, and scores client questionnaires according to established procedures.
  • Transcribe administrative and clinical correspondence, and collate statistical information.
  • Maintain client charts as per established procedures.
  • Sort and distributes incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Engages in on-going team planning and quality improvement activities.


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, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, and the Central Coast. 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

  • Grade 12, plus two (2) years’ recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge of general office procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to type 50 wpm.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to deal effectively with others.
  • Ability to compose business correspondence.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Basic computer literacy to operate computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet and e-mail software.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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 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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