Vancouver Coastal Health

Program Support Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Program Support Assistant
Work Site: HomeViVE, 1212 West Broadway - Vancouver, BC

(Home Visits to Vancouver's Elders)

Status: Casual 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $21.18 - $23.38 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 164449-jzh

 

Come work as a Program Support Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Program Support Assistant to join the Home ViVE team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

 

As a Program Support Assistant with VCH you will:

  • Perform a variety of administrative support functions such as inputting client information into computerized client information systems, word processing, composing and signing correspondence, typing reports and documents, answers general inquiries related to programs and policies, booking appointments and meetings.
  • Assist the community/public health nurse, allied health professionals, and other team members in the organization and operation of designated program clinics/services.

 

About Home ViVE (Home Visits to Vancouver's Elders) :

Home ViVE provides primary care to frail homebound elders in Vancouver.  Program goals include reduction of unnecessary ED visits and hospital admissions, delay in residential care admission and support of death at home.  The nurse provides holistic primary care for a panel of home bound patients and works with a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, PT, OT, and rehabilitation assistants.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, graduation from an Office Administration program supplemented by one (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s license and local area travel requiring the use of a personal vehicle may be required.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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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