Vancouver Coastal Health

Travel Clinic Assistant (Medical Office Assistant)

Job Description

Job Title: Travel Clinic Assistant (Medical Office Assistant)
Work Site: Travel Clinic - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $20.50 - $22.64 per hour
Hours:

0830-1630/0900-1700/1300-2100

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 163104-mpe

 

Come work as a Travel Clinic Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Travel Clinic Assistant with a Medical Office Assistant certificate to join the Travel Clinic in Vancouver. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Travel Clinic Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Play a significant role in ensuring that clients have a positive experience with the designated service within a fast paced, high volume clinic environment.
  • Perform administrative support functions such as:
    • scheduling and confirming client appointments
    • greeting clients and visitors
    • inputting client information into computerized client information systems
    • typing technical and non-technical material
    • composing and signing correspondence
    • responding to general inquiries related to the Travel Clinic
  • Assist the community/public health nurse and other team members in the organization and operation of immunization clinics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, Medical Office Assistant Certificate supplemented by one (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in relevant software. (Word, Excel, graphic applications)
  • Ability to keyboard 5,000 keystrokes per hour.
  • Medical Terminology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with others.
  • Ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with clients and the public.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and deal effectively with changing priorities.
  • Ability to compile information.
  • Ability to perform relevant calculations.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out 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.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

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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