Vancouver Coastal Health

Administrative Assistant 1

Job Description

Job Title: Administrative Assistant 1
Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital 12th & Oak

Status:

Start Date:

Hours:

 

Temporary Full Time

As soon as possible until approximately August 31, 2023

0700-1500

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $21.67 - $28.44 per hour
Reference#: 168775-ayc

 

Come work as an Administrative Assistant 1 with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Administrative Assistant 1 to join the Operating Rooms Team. Apply today to join our team!

 

As an Administrative Assistant 1 with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Report to the Senior Manager, Clincal Services.
  • Provide confidential administrative assistance and secretarial support to the designated Director and programs/services throughout the applicable Community of Care (CoC) or Corporate Department of Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).
  • Triage information of a sensitive and confidential nature, coordinates the flow of information, ensuring accurate and timely delivery of administrative services, and keeps the Director apprised of issues and activities.
  • Interact primarily with director/managers and their administrative support staff throughout the CoC and across VCH to professionally represent the Director’s interests, share information, clarify details and answer questions.
  • Work independently and communicates with internal and external stakeholders/customers in a manner that promotes positive and respectful relationships.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized administrative assistant/secretarial post-secondary program plus three (3) years of senior 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/directors, 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, records and budget 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.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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.


Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately August 31, 2023.

Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

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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